I know, I know, I haven't posted in a while, I'm very sorry
That’s okay - welcome back!
we are talking about an ENGLISH dubbed version of "The Golden Fleece", and by dubbed we mean SPOKEN ENGLISH!!
Yes, indeed we are - it is the very same English-language track that the BBC broadcast in 1978, and was actually laid down in 1961; both films also retain the original French soundtrack, and have English sub-titles. Interestingly, the sub-titles translate the French audio more directly, because they don’t have to try and contend with what the actors’ mouths are doing.
it's not as badly out of sync like those old kung fu movies or the original Godzilla films right?
Well, it is described in the booklet as being “loose lip-synching”, but then again, what else can we expect? The actors aren’t saying the words which you are hearing, so of course the matching is often tenuous. However, the performance and characterization of the voice cast is first rate, and really sells the story.
Also, what's the region of the DVD and what's it's playability?
Amazon is saying it is Region 2, but it isn’t marked anywhere in the packaging that I can see (might be overlooking it); looking at the disk-info on my computer DVD drive, I think
that they are multi-region (1,2,3,4,5,6), but you will need to be able to use a PAL encoded disk (is that what you mean by “playbility”?).
With all that in consideration, where can I get one of this DVD?
You don’t say where you are, so it’s hard to say - but any of the usual British on-line retailers (amazon.co.uk, play.com, etc.) would be worth trying. Amazon.com doesn’t appear to have it - they do list the Umbrella DVD from Australia for Golden Fleece
, but that doesn’t include the English audio version.