> > come to the front with the recent Kubrick DVDs which are presented
> > full-screen at Kubrick's request. This has created numerous complaints
> > because they're not letterboxed, often blaming the studio for poor
> > judgement in releasing a panned-and-scanned film (which they aren't).
> Does this mean _Barry Lyndon_ was shot 1.33 and presented at 1.85?
In London back in the late 70s and early 80s the cans of film containing
BARRY LYNDON would arrive at cinemas with instructions that the film was to
be projected at the 'continental' ratio of 1:66. Kubrick would often send
one of his people to check a screening and a letter of reprimand would
follow if it was being shown 1:88.
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