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Sapphire and Steel - abates
Brilliant but slightly odd but very nice

Alden Bates
Date: 2002-11-19 23:04
Subject: Sapphire and Steel
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Mood:annoyedannoyed
Great series, crap DVDs. At least so far.

I finished watching the second adventure tonight. In addition to film grain and soundtrack hiss, there's obtrusive static and several other glitches... at one point the soundtrack just goes dead for a second, eliminating a piece of dialogue...

Grief, I'd thought in the days of DVDs we'd left this sort of thing behind!
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Gordon
User: gordon_r_d
Date: 2002-11-19 04:36 (UTC)
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It's quite possibly due to the original master tapes more than anything else. I remember Carlton saying they weren't sure if a DVD release was possible because the tapes had deteriorated so much it would cost a huge amount of money to get them to a decent standard. And believe me, they're still far better than the video releases from a while back.
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Alden Bates
User: abates
Date: 2002-11-19 11:48 (UTC)
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That's a shame for such a classic show. :/
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