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Max Fleischer's Gulliver's Travels [Blu-ray]
Max Fleischer's Gulliver's Travels
Blu-ray
Actors: Jessica Dragonette, Lanny Ross, Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer, Sam Parker
Director: Dave Fleischer
Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Animation
NR     2009     1hr 16min

The animated classic is reborn on Blu-ray! Digitally restored and re-mastered using state-of-the-art technology, Max Fleischer?s song-filled, 1939 masterpiece comes to life for the first time ever in awe-inspiring high def...  more »

     
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Actors: Jessica Dragonette, Lanny Ross, Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer, Sam Parker
Director: Dave Fleischer
Creators: Charles Schettler, Max Fleischer, Cal Howard, Dan Gordon, Edmond Seward, Izzy Sparber, Jonathan Swift, Tedd Pierce
Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Animation
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Animation, Animation, Animation
Studio: KOCH VISION
Format: Blu-ray - Color,Widescreen,Enhanced
DVD Release Date: 03/10/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1939
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1939
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 16min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Enhanced
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A Classic is Butchered
Hitch & Hawks | New York, New York United States | 03/21/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"GULLIVER'S TRAVELS has been butchered by a combination of cropping and geometric distortion to fill (or almost fill) a wide screen TV. The fact is that Hollywood movies made prior to 1953 were virtually all shot and framed for a 1.37x1 aspect ratio (all but identical to standard def TVs). For years movie fans have been hounding television stations and video distributors to show films made after 1953 in their proper wide screen ratios. Now that we have wide screen TVs the opposite situation exists, and it's the films made before 1953 that will suffer. I urge people not to support this practice. This is not a product that anyone who has an interest in movies should purchase."
Wrong aspect ratio, poor video quality.
Catherine C. | NJ | 03/27/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The bottom line is that the company producing this title dropped the ball. It is the wrong aspect ratio and the video quality is poor. The previously available DVD is better. Stay far away!"
Terrible Video Quality - Cropped Presentation
Gadget Guru | 03/28/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I had the chance to view this disc and it's a definite no sale for me. The video quality is poor and the original academy aspect ratio 1.37:1 (roughly 4:3) has been cropped and stretched to 16:9. This is not the way it was meant to be seen.

It's very disappointing considering this is a classic that could really stand a decent transfer. Unfortunately, this is not it.

I don't often write reviews, but I felt the need to serve as a warning to others on this one.

Don't buy this edition or you'll be disappointed."
Classic Story, Poor Picture Quality
Urza | PA | 03/30/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"After viewing this on Blu Ray, what else can be said that others have not?

The film has been butchered for all the reasons stated.

Incorrect Aspect

EE,DNR,Poor Picture

Stay far away from this. The 5 star reviews are very suspect, as it is night and day,not just a small difference of opinion."