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Ringlovo t1_iugnveg wrote

More than anything, it's how very strictly controlled the prints for these films were, and how exceedingly rare it would be for reel of this film to wind up in private collection, much less how unlikely for the owner to dice it up.


Edwardc4gg t1_iugsjnk wrote

Correct. Now movie theatres get them on hard drives that requires mfa and a unique code to start it. Old film like this was tracked like the devil Screeners sent to companies or people are also tracked so they know whose exact copy got leaked if they ever do

Source: work in tv