Added Footage

#1 by Hugh Thompson Scott ( deleted ) , Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:22 pm

I wonder if there are collectors on here that have taken the editing scissors to more than one version of a title to splice in
added scenes into an edited condensation, or in some cases a feature.



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RE: Added Footage

#2 by Jonathan Trevithick ( deleted ) , Tue Feb 09, 2016 11:29 pm

I haven't personally, Hugh. But I have a 1200ft Star Wars reel. The previous owner skillfully cut the 200ft extracts into the 400ft digest, spliced on the 2 x 400ft Empires Strikes Back and added a credit sequence at the very end using the end of the 200fter I guess. It works well.


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RE: Added Footage

#3 by Hugh Thompson Scott ( deleted ) , Wed Feb 10, 2016 12:39 am

Hi Jon, well done on the Star Wars , you lucky little devil you, but I've added scenes to a few features, like the Chas. Bronson film
"Breakout" which I had to put in a very important sequence, the bad guy being sliced & diced by the propeller, on show in the 400'
but not in the Opt, nor the drop of the Mexican in the prison raid. I've many I can quote from Universals Horror/Castle, to the foreign
versions, plus features. The German versions of "Star Wars" have different scenes to splice in too.



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RE: Added Footage

#4 by Andrew Woodcock ( deleted ) , Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:29 am

I've got Superman 3x 400 that also has the 400ft excerpts spliced into it to make even a little longer and now completely fills a 1200reel.

This was done before I got it but I have used my own handy editing chopping table on a few occasions,not least for the Derann "selected scenes" 2 x400ft release of Carrie.
Quite a random viewing when first seen as released.
Put it all in order and you really do have a creditable mini feature with still a decent standalone storyline running completely through it!

It's a bit like a Tony Hart creation...not a Scooby Doo of what it's going to be when it starts off, but by the end, after the camera zooms out, hey presto..a lovely beach scene c/w Palm Trees!



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RE: Added Footage

#5 by Panayotis Carayannis , Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:39 pm

I have done it several times. The exellent Mountain King Kong with the missing scenes added from the awful Nostalgia Merchant copy. Several silent comedies like Chaplin's The Count and A Night Out(Blackhawk-Walton) Ben Turpin's The Daredevil (Blackhawk-Film Office). Raoul Walsh's The Wanderer(5 reels) with added scenes from The Feasts of Ishtar(1,5 reel) for a more complete 6 reeler. Disney's wartime shorts Seven Wise Dwarfs and All Together,longer versions made from two different copies of each. Mack Sennett's two reel comedy Love in a Police Station from a one reel cutdown plus "Joyriders". The first episode of The Adventures of Captain Marvel (three reels) by mixing the two reel versions of Ivy and Derann, etc etc


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RE: Added Footage

#6 by David Ollerearnshaw , Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:06 pm

Panayotis, Which print was the best. I have the Derann release.


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RE: Added Footage

#7 by Panayotis Carayannis , Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:49 pm

Definitively the Ivy print! Ubfortunately, for the rest of the episodes I bought the Derann prints because they were cheaper. They are not bad at all but,in comparison with Ivy,it shows...


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