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JacobLBA
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#21 · Posted: 27 Aug 2010 11:24 · Edited by: Moderator
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Ray Faiola, how did you get the original 5 minute shorts? I found one (in French) here: Link removed

I would love to be able to hear the famous "Is this the end for Tinnntinnn????".

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little martine
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#22 · Posted: 27 Aug 2010 13:38 · Edited by: Moderator
How about trying this link? ↓

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I searched too.

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Ray Faiola
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#23 · Posted: 27 Aug 2010 13:43
JacobLBA:
Ray Faiola, how did you get the original 5 minute shorts?

I'm a longtime 16mm collector and a dealer I know came across a large tv station package that included the Tintin series.
Harrock n roll
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#24 · Posted: 27 Aug 2010 17:58 · Edited by: Harrock n roll
I must admit, I'm slightly envious of you Ray! It's a pity you have a few missing, but still, what a great collection to have. You might want to look at Rocky's posts in this thread - Belvision: Queries about DVD & VHS versions? - where he has very kindly listed all of the chapter titles (translated from a French collection, with some confirmed English titles here) and he has also given the number of episodes per story. I've read varying estimates of how many were made, but Rocky has now calculated that there were 102 episodes in total.
Rianna Lauren
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#25 · Posted: 28 Aug 2010 02:41 · Edited by: Moderator
Gah, I'm looking for these as well.

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JacobLBA
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#26 · Posted: 29 Aug 2010 23:11
I checked bergvik too. The titles are more than likely Ellipse-Nelvana ones. jock123 said in another thread:

They could have come out, but they could have been bootlegs from the VHS releases, for example, or it could have been some sort of hoax.

It is rather disappointing that they haven't recieved a known-by-others DVD release, but they're all on video.
Henry 54321
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#27 · Posted: 19 Aug 2011 13:13
I so want the Belvision cartoons on video - is anyone willing to sell me any episodes?

Henry
MrRich
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#28 · Posted: 12 Oct 2011 23:12
Hi, this question may have already been asked, but are the Belvision versions of Tintin out on DVD in a collection anywhere?

Never been able to get into the newer ones after growing up hearing the guy shout "Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin!", and I like the original voices.

Can only see VHS single tapes on eBay. Many thanks!
jock123
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#29 · Posted: 13 Oct 2011 18:28 · Edited by: jock123
So far the only Belvision Tintin cartoons to have made it officially to DVD are the three which currently can be found together in the movie collection. This contains: The Calculus Case (sometimes going under the regular name of The Calculus Affair); Prisoners (or Temple) of the Sun; and Tintin and the Lake of Sharks (also known as The Mystery of Shark Lake). None of these has the introductory cry you remember (they never did, it’s not that it’s been lost).

The VHS tapes contain edited omnibuses of the serials, rather than the episodic versions; this is sad for the purist, but perhaps understandable, when as I’ve explained before, you find out that on average they had three minutes of recap and titles to two minutes of new material per episode, which means that there’s rather a lot of repetition to sit through…

As for the question of “original” voices, we are still trying to ascertain what voices casts were used when - there may have been BBC broadcasts with their own voices, or a new British dub, they may have used the American originals, and the ones on tape seem to vary from issue to issue. Someday we may get this sorted out…!
superkev62
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#30 · Posted: 25 Oct 2011 21:44
Forgive me as I am new to this forum.
For many years I have sought the Tele-Hachette/ Belvision versions of Tintin that brightened my summer holidays, yet angered me even in those fledgling days for their flagrant disregard for faithfulness.
Have they ever been re-released?

S.
P.S. I'm off to the cinema on Saturday.

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