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I don't know why this particular DiscoVision title looks and sounds so good. I can't explain why the video is
vivid, colorful and bright and the audio is clean, crisp and clear. I sat and watched this disc with my jaw
on the floor. Aside from some contrast problems in the night scenes, especially during the "Richard Pryor whore
house sequence", the video is on par with what was done in the mid-80's. There are a couple of spots where the
film jumps in the telecine gate, causing the image to hop noticeably.
That aside, I can't understand some of the terribly disjointed scenes in the film. It is almost as if the scissors
were used at random to reduce the films running time. However, all movie resources make no mention of a longer
version or edits made to the film prior to the release and this version runs the documented feature time of 110
Several of the sides have been 20 Frame Skip, while others have
10,000 Frame Shift. There are also copies that have none of these
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings was reissued as a widescreen (1.85:1) 2 sided CLV disc by MCA/Universal Home Video released in September 1996 (Catalog # 42931).
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