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Old 07-10-2007, 05:41 PM
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Roundie Zenith on YouTube.. Harry Poster?

'bout SIXTEEN years ago, I took my first long-term girlfriend on a first date to see "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" (In 3-D). Gawd I'm old...

Anyways, during the movie there was a scene that actually made me say (outloud) "Hey, I have one of those!!" Some kid is sleeping in an abandoned house and suddenly the old TV comes on. It's a Zenith roundie!

I've mentioned that scene on here before, but nobody seems to remember it. Well, today something jogged my memory to look on YouTube.

Here it is:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=lXYPP1rv4...elated&search=

So now viewing it through older, wiser eyes, I can see that the knobs are wrong, and obviously it's a rectangular tube set inside. Since Mr. Harry Poster graces our forum now and then, I'm wondering if he did the conversion way back then when these sets weren't worth a dime?

As a side note, my current girlfriend thinks that Johnny Depp is "the bomb".
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:57 PM
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Gee, that looks horrible...I really don't believe it was "posterized" , from what I have known of Harry Poster reputation he really does a classy job on his sets.
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Old 07-10-2007, 07:35 PM
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It has to have a (modern and rectangular) 24 fps monitor inside to allow smooth filming of the displayed images.
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Old 07-11-2007, 01:45 PM
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Don't know much about the color conversion, but doesn anyone know what kind of TV it is in this (hilarious) Freddy clip http://youtube.com/watch?v=ve4DsUGctys
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