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Added by je280  
Cover by je280  

Added on: 20/10/2002
Latest update: 19/05/2020
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The Official Review of the 1996 (F-1 Grand Prix Season) (1996) [PILW-1243]

1996 F-1 ワールド・チャンピオンシップ・レヴュー (cover)

F1 Review '96 - A Champion And A Gentleman (original)

Country  Japan  
Released  25/04/1997
Publisher  Pioneer LDC
Price  6500 JPY

UPC  4988102387211UPC=4988102387211
Category  Sports

Color  Color
Length  90 min.
Sides  2
Chapters  17
Size  12"
Picture  Video
Ratio  1.33:1
Plastic  Transparent
Cover  Standard
Rot status  None reported
Manufactured by  Pioneer Japan



 Sound Encoding  Digital Tracks  Analog Tracks 
  No data available  No data available 
 Spoken Language  Subtitles 
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 Mint Marks sample 
PILW-1243-A01-P   0141D716
PILW-1243-B01-P   0141D716

 Additional Information by je280     05/06/2013 - Last update: 19/05/2020 

© 1996 Formula One Constructors Association (FOCA). The last full year review of the Formula One Grand Prix season issued by Pioneer LDC (1996 - Damon Hill F-1 Drivers Championship winner).

Unlike most of the previous Pioneer F-1 laserdisc releases from 1987 on this is not a Japanese production but is direct lift from the DUKE Marketing 1996 review as released in the UK/worldwide on VHS video in December 1996.

The English commentary that was on the original DUKE VHS video has been replaced by a Japanese commentary that is on the DIGITAL tracks only - the ANALOG tracks have no commentary so during the short "NEW REGULATIONS FOR 1996" section there is on sound at all on the ANALOG tracks. All the drivers & team members comments have Japanese subtitles.

This looks to be the last Pioneer F-1 GP laserdisc released & appears to have been pressed in much lower numbers than previous Pioneer F-1 laserdisc issues - now quite hard to find.