andyg0404

Truncated film

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I just watched I'll See You in My Dreams and the last two minutes were cut off. That is, with two minutes to go, the video stopped playing as if the movie was over. First time this has happened. I assume TCM has the full uncut print so I'm not sure what the problem is. 

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I used to notice that type of problem only sporadically (every few months), but appears to be occurring with greater frequency of late.
I  likely do not catch it every time it happens, but did both last and this month (Jan & Feb 2018).
In Jan. WINGS OF DESIRE had about a third of the movie lopped off when attempting to view it ON-DEMAND, and this month (Feb.) the 1931 version of THE CHAMP was cut in half.
Does no real good to inform a MOD and TCM about it here though, as I've observed that nothing "corrective" has ever come from that.
Our mutual "complaining" does have the positive effect of letting us viewers know what is (and isn't) happening, and informs us that we are not alone in the experience (that is when the Moderator allows our threads and posts to remain "undeleted"). But aside from that, our concerns over such issues appear to fall upon "deaf" ears and "blind" eyes when it comes to prompting any remedial action from TCM. 
Pretty overall sad state of affairs I think.... :(

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