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Catalog Number 51-012
Format Standard Play CAV

Pressing Location DiscoVision Carson
Label Color Green
Retail Price $9.95
Year Issued 1979
Side Frames Running Time
1 33,763 23min 26sec
2 39,411 27min 22sec
73,174 50min 48sec
Video Transfer
Audio Transfer
Side-Open Sticker

Pressing Notes

One of the eight titles from "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" released on DiscoVision, The Smile of the Walrus sports a video transfer which, taken from a 16mm print, is typical of the other Jacques Cousteau titles from the Silver Catalog. The contrast and color balance are under control which is aided by the fact that much of the program takes place above the surface. The audio transfer is typical for the 16mm optical track, with little excursion into the upper and lower frequency range. Disc replication is average, with some minor audio noise on most copies.

Release History

The Smile of the Walrus was reissued on LaserDisc in 1986 by Pacific Arts through Image Entertainment (Catalog #: ID5294PA) as a single sided CLV pressing.

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