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Max Fleischer's Gulliver's Travels
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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.
The film has been butchered for all the reasons stated.
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.
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.
If all you want is a cartoon to babysit your toddler and couldn't careless if parts of the image are missing, then this BD might do it for you, but if you care about the integrity of the original art, then this BD is a travesty, there's no kinder word for such action.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I'm sorry.... but this is such a great film, I was so looking forward to having it for my collection on DVD. But the quality of this copy is so bad... it's upsetting. Read morePublished 1 month ago by eggo
Wonderful addition to our collection. Fun to watch. Brought back a lot of memories. I highly recommend it.Published 1 month ago by koliver23
I watched this animated feature while I was growing up, and it is truly a classic for the entire family.Published 2 months ago by Chitown Mike
This is a classic. I wasn't too sure how our grandson, who is close to five, would enjoy it. Surprise, surprise!! Read morePublished 2 months ago by R & B
Not very good for high schoolers studying Jonathan Swift. Might be good for kids.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Too dated for today's kids. Print needed cleaning up badly...way too many glitches, even for an old cartoon.Published 3 months ago by Clarke Davis
Kids love it! Have to say, tho, the copy we watched on Amazon was of poor quality. We actually have an old VHS tape that is a much better copy, but just didn't want to haul out &... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ruth A Dean