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Old 06-08-2016, 03:50 PM   #3021
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The version in the 3-pack doesn't have the original Mono?
It might now, but it didn't originally. It wasn't until it was released as a standalone that the remastered version came with the original mono.
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Old 06-08-2016, 04:18 PM   #3022
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It might now, but it didn't originally. It wasn't until it was released as a standalone that the remastered version came with the original mono.
I am so excited to finally get it.

I am thinking a Dollars Trilogy marathon this weekend.

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Old 06-09-2016, 09:13 PM   #3023
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The version in the 3-pack doesn't have the original Mono?
It does now. We figured sometime in July of 2014 after it had been released earlier in the year, was when Fox started silently shipping the correct Mix.
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Apparently I got the version of the 3 pack that has GBU with the mixdown mono.
Again when they "Remastered" TGTBTU for the New Set, only early sets had the mixdown. Some members and I compared dates as to when we purchased, and found that July in 2014, three months after release, is when Fox had corrected sets released.

Then in October of 2014, I bought the New standalone on release day of TGTBTU, and found that the same corrected disc was in the case from Fox.

Some members in the mean time tried to get answers from Fox about it, and they basically were non committal with an answer about different discs for the remastered version in the New Trilogy release. A few members got replacements, and others were told too effin bad.

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Old 06-09-2016, 09:27 PM   #3024
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I am so excited to finally get it.

I am thinking a Dollars Trilogy marathon this weekend.

Too bad the video is still completely wrong and super ugly. The Italian region-free two pack of 1 and 2 are the best way to go for those films. The only good version of TGTBTU is the Mondo version I made when I added the original US soundtrack to that superior transfer.
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Old 06-09-2016, 10:31 PM   #3025
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Too bad the video is still completely wrong and super ugly. The Italian region-free two pack of 1 and 2 are the best way to go for those films. The only good version of TGTBTU is the Mondo version I made when I added the original US soundtrack to that superior transfer.
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Old 06-10-2016, 09:56 AM   #3026
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Unseen footage from GBU until now has resurfaced

http://theeditroomfloor.blogspot.com...-and-ugly.html

http://theeditroomfloor.blogspot.com...nd-ugly_7.html

It's a long-shot but maybe this will start up those Criterion rumors again.
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Old 06-10-2016, 10:00 AM   #3027
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Too bad the video is still completely wrong and super ugly. The Italian region-free two pack of 1 and 2 are the best way to go for those films. The only good version of TGTBTU is the Mondo version I made when I added the original US soundtrack to that superior transfer.
Id say the German region-free versions of the first two are just as good if not better. Actually I think they are better but I cant remember why, its on one of the threads anyway.
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Old 06-10-2016, 12:08 PM   #3028
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Unseen footage from GBU until now has resurfaced

http://theeditroomfloor.blogspot.com...-and-ugly.html

http://theeditroomfloor.blogspot.com...nd-ugly_7.html

It's a long-shot but maybe this will start up those Criterion rumors again.
That's incredible, thank you!

It's be amazing to see more lost footage someday, particularly the complete Socorro sequence.
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Old 06-11-2016, 11:59 PM   #3029
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Id say the German region-free versions of the first two are just as good if not better. Actually I think they are better but I cant remember why, its on one of the threads anyway.
I agree. The gamma on Fistful is slightly different, and I prefer the slightly darker German transfer.
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Old 06-18-2016, 02:40 AM   #3030
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I agree. The gamma on Fistful is slightly different, and I prefer the slightly darker German transfer.
I own this one too but I think it's a bit too pinkish or purple.
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Old 06-18-2016, 08:46 AM   #3031
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i don't even watch my TGBU due to the reinserted scenes that are so badly overdubbed

you kinda get used to the color timing, but it is indeed overdone. apparently when the guy that worked with Leone on the film told them it had a yellow palette, they boosted the yellow to the maximum. its a wonder how this was ever green lit to be released.

overall though the transfer has potential, as the detail is great, but they need to turn the yellow down to a reasonable level and scrap the reinserted scenes that were clearly overdubbed 50 years later...its a shame the best release of this film (in english) is a 1998 DVD
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Old 06-24-2016, 05:18 PM   #3032
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I bought the book "Behind-the-scenes of Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and it has an interview with Tonino Delli Colli (cameraman and cinematographer) and he said:
"In a Western you cannot use alot of color. We kept to subdued shades, black, brown, off-white and the colors of the landscapes are rather vivid."

Rather vivid... does that mean yellow or not, probably not?
Alberto Grimaldi (producer) and the IP prints say and show something way different.
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Old 12-07-2016, 12:01 AM   #3033
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I recently bought the newer trilogy & I want to know if it has all the same content as this DVD set.

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I bought the German BDs of the first two films, the Italian BD of DYS, kept the two discs of US version for the extras, and got the new remastered BD of GBU. I guess that'll do until something better comes along.
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Want to buy the Man With No Name Trilogy on Amazon UK as its a good price but how will i know if its got the original mono mix (not the downmix) on it?
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Old 01-17-2017, 01:57 PM   #3036
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Just seen that this is a real bargain on Amazon UK at the moment too. Though scanning through a few pages several people are saying the German releases are the way to go.

Could I get some opinions from people on which offer the best pic and audio quality?

Also links to the specific releases on Amazon as UK and Germany has multiple versions of each. Thanks.
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Old 01-17-2017, 11:41 PM   #3037
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Want to buy the Man With No Name Trilogy on Amazon UK as its a good price but how will i know if its got the original mono mix (not the downmix) on it?
I could be wrong but I think all the trilogy packages have the original mono. I am pretty sure only the original standalone release of TGtBatU didn't. You probably want to scan the thread to be 100% certain though.
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Too bad the video is still completely wrong and super ugly. The Italian region-free two pack of 1 and 2 are the best way to go for those films. The only good version of TGTBTU is the Mondo version I made when I added the original US soundtrack to that superior transfer.
I thought the German versions of Dollars/Dollars More were good, are the Italian ones superior?
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I thought the German versions of Dollars/Dollars More were good, are the Italian ones superior?


Given how much I spent on the German ones, this is disquieting.
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Given how much I spent on the German ones, this is disquieting.
When I got the German ones they were cheap!

The Italian ones are not superior - in fact I think the German versions of the first two films are better or the same? TGTBTU is another story of course.
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