When the wife and kid are away...the husband will play. At least that
The anamorphically enhanced 2.55:1 DVD exhibits a dated, but nicely rendered picture. Images are generally sharp, but fine details are wanting at times. At times images appear softly focused. Colors are well balanced, and generally natural throughout, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. The picture is clean, with few distractions. The source element is revealing of few artifacts, but the restoration of the original faded and yellow elements (as compared in the extra features on the disc) is impressive. (Suzanne Hodges)
The Dolby Digital 3.0 remastered soundtrack features rather palpable stereophonic imaging with the music. Dialogue is characteristically directional, though voices also tend to be spread across the screen. Sound effects are in general conservatively placed with some directional positioning. This soundtrack, though certainly revealing of the vintage audio
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