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Added by publius (14)
Cover by byron

Added on: 09/10/2002
Latest update: 13/03/2015
User updates processed: 8

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Abyss, The: Special Edition (1989) (Uncut) [1988-80]

Country  USA  
Released  07/04/1993
Publisher  Fox Video
Price  99.98 USD

UPC  086162912061UPC=086162912061
Category  Sci-Fi

Color  Color
Length  171 min.
Sides  6
Chapters  100
Size  12"
Picture  Pan & Scan
Ratio  1.33:1
Plastic  Transparent
Cover  Box Set
Rot status  None reported
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Manufactured by  Mitsubishi



 THX Intro 
 Sound Encoding  Digital Tracks  Analog Tracks 
 Spoken Language  Subtitles 
English No subtitle 

 Mint Marks sample 
1988-80-1  A 54  A41A06126
1988-80-1  B 62  B14A03560
1988-80-2  A 58  A41B3176
1988-80-2  B 55  B41B8639
1988-80-3  A 13  A41B2158
1988-80-3  B 05  B41B2107

 Additional Information by publius (14)   13/03/2004 

Includes booklet. Sides 4 and 6 are CAV.

 Additional Information by antoniolaser (9)   22/05/2004 

Contains a six-sided essay by james cameron entitled: "THE LETTERBOX HERESIES or: how I learned to stop worrying and love pan&scan" discussing about widescreen and pan and scan.

 Additional Information by dnelms    18/11/2007 

As related above this film is in the Pan&Scan mode, however it was done under the exclusive supervision of Director, James Cameron. Thus the tag line of "Super 35 Director Supervised Pan & Scan".

Special Edition includes:

  • Restored footage not released in theaters
  • Featurette: "Under Pressure: Making the Abyss" Internet Movie Database LaserDisc Database
  • History of production
  • Photographs
  • Evolution of the Story
  • Complete Treatment of the Screenplay
  • Behind the Scenes Footage
  • Production Artwork
  • Storyboards
  • Advertising Materials

 Additional Information by biglazergeek    13/03/2015 

First THX Certified Laserdisc released in May 1993, and was Best Seller for rest of the year.