Evil Dead II was shot in Academy Ratio (1.37:1). This LD is Matted to approx 1.85:1 from the original 1.37:1 camera negative. Other 'Full frame' versions are open matte versions transferred for 4:3 TV's. Compared with the 'full frame' 4:3 1987 UK PAL VHS Palace Premier release (PVC2090A), and the 2000 U.S. Region 1 Anchor Bay DVD (DV11188) which has both 1.37:1 and 1.85:1 versions.