LOTR run time diffs between R1 and R2

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  1. Paul Hayward

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    Hi guys,

    I've just noticed that the R2 (Pal) LOTR disc has a quoted run time of 171 minutes, whereas the R1 disc has a quoted run time of 178 minutes. Any thoughts?

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    Paul H
     
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    I think you´ll find its to do with the 4% speedup of PAL films. They run faster than the NTSC equivalent.
     
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    The region one DVD has the longer version where Frodo drops the One Ring down a plughole whilst washing his hands - it takes them hours to fish it out again using some blue tac and a bent coathanger. :)
     
  4. Paul Hayward

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    I Guys,

    Thanks for the info. That explains it. The trouble is I know I'm not going to be able to live without the coathanger sequence. So, I guess it must be region 1 for me!

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