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TV versions of Films

Pearl Harbour is currently on Channel 5, a film I have on DVD and know quite well.
The version on TV has been hacked to death with loads of scenes edited out.
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Indeed, I remember watching Die Hard around  11PM one day on ITV and couldn't believe how much it had been cut.
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Too many films get cut often breaking the flow and making some scenes seem ointless or meaningless Sad Angry
I remember the Radio Times always announced that no films were ever cut just to fit in with time schedules, though.
Be aware that there are often different prints made for a many films depending where/when they are being shown.

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If the TV company thinks there are scenes inappropriate for viewing before the 9:00pm watershed then don't put the film on prior to the watershed.
Programs are stuff that commercial TV companies use to fill the gaps between adverts Roll eyes
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Lost patience with films on TV long ago with cuts, hacks and advertising breaks the original film just wouldn't hold my attention.
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Try watching a movie on an aircraft.  At least they have the courtesy to tell you it's been specially 'edited' for the flight. 
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You can actually watch a movie on an aircraft artmo. I can't, spent 30 odd hours in first class with the entertainments switched off, can't concentrate on it at all.
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I spent 30 hours in business class and watch many, many films. maybe the ones in first class were too highbrow for you? Wink
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Probably. Maybe too worried I was going to catch cold in the rarefied atmosphere.
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[me=dvorak]bans petlew to make up for being nice in the other thread.[/me]
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