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Added by admin (410)
Cover by admin (410)

Added on: 12/09/2002
Latest update: 16/07/2022
User updates processed: 16

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999) [PILF-2830]

スターウォーズ エピソードI ファントム・メナス (cover)

Country  Japan    
Released  07/04/2000
Publisher  20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Price  7800 JPY

UPC  4988102524616UPC=4988102524616
I-S-B-N  (none)
Collection  Star Wars
Category  Sci-Fi

Color  Color
Length  133 min.
Sides  3
Chapters  40
Size  12"
Picture  Letterboxed
Ratio  2.35:1
Plastic  Transparent
Cover  Gatefold
Rot status  High probability [?]
Manufactured by  Pioneer Japan



Intro Train - Dolby Digital Intro THX Broadway 
 Sound Encoding  Digital Tracks  Analog Left  Analog Right 
 Spoken Language  Subtitles  CC/LD-G #1 
(out of picture)

 Mint Marks sample 
PILF-2830-A11-P   21433A17
PILF-2830-B07-P   32293A17
PILF-2830-C05-P   11643A16
DD-5A-B12-P       25283A15

 Additional Information by admin (410)   12/09/2002 - Last update: 01/11/2019 

Crystal clear video transfer. Comes with a DD EX 6.1 insert in Japanese.

The first copies were coming with a stack of 4 cards in a plastic bag taped to the front cover: Darth Maul, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Queen Amidala, Anakin Skywalker

 Additional Information by tkmedia    21/04/2003 - Last update: 08/04/2005 

Original Theatrical cut of the movie (DVD was Lucas'ized with a different cut).

 Additional Information by laserking (40)   12/06/2009 - Last update: 13/04/2021 

Japan only release.

 Additional Information by mvealf (67)   19/04/2021 

Alien dialog only has Japanese subtitles, no English translation. According to Sight and Sound, this Laserdisc had 2 additional pressings to accommodate the large number of U.S. orders. That would explain why this Laserdisc is the easiest to find today, from this time period.

 Additional Information by videolover    16/07/2022 

On the Dolby Digital soundtrack, the Deep Note during the THX LaserDisc Broadway logo is in the key of C# (just like on the DVD version of the logo).