Posted Tue Sep 3, 2019 at 08:01 AM PDT by Tom Landy
All 45 episodes of the classic British comedy series have been restored and are still heading to Blu-ray, just in November now instead of October.
According to MontyPython.com, Monty Python's Flying Circus: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition will be available on Blu-ray. The set was originally scheduled for release on October 7, however due to some recently discovered material the date has been pushed to November 4.
"The absolutely spiffing news, however, is that during the course of the restoration, just as we thought we’d seen everything, yet more cans of film material emerged from other quarters that could, frankly, have been anything. We’re still painstakingly going through every frame of the archive but have discovered a wealth of Python nuggets, a lot of it unseen. It would be impossible to include this material and still make the original release date but, it was an easy decision as not only is a lot of the material being seen for the first time, it is all being restored and presented in HD."
"As a thank you for your patience, enjoy this preview of an exclusive, very rare and reinstated piece of animation we have restored to HD quality":
“Network Distributing will release all 45 episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, on Blu-ray and DVD, fully restored for the first time ever. Each episode has been painstakingly restored using the original video and film elements exclusively for this release. All four series, along with unseen and excised footage, sketches and much more, will be presented in an exclusive 50th anniversary limited-edition box set available exclusively here from 29th July, with all four individual series available to purchase separately at a later date.”
You can find the latest specs for Monty Python's Flying Circus: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is now indexed under November 4.
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