2 MISSING 1960'S episodes of Doctor Who FOUND!

Discussion in 'Entertainment and Movie Talk' started by Radiation Gloves, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Radiation Gloves

    Radiation Gloves New Member

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    I know there are an increasing number of Doctor Who fans here, some classic series fans and some new series and hopefully lots of both.

    There had been until a few days ago 108 missing episodes of Doctor Who from the b/w era.

    An episode of Galaxy Four (William Hartnell - The 1st Doctor) & an epsiode of The Underwater Menace (Patrick Troughton - The 2nd Doctor) has been returned thanks to a retired Camera engineer.

    Anyone who may have reels of 16mm or 35mm film containg Doctor Who may well have something not held by the BBC archives. This is stuff we'd all love to have back.
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  2. Treadwell

    Treadwell Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Yayy!! We'll finally have a good look at those intended Dalek replacements, the Chumblies.
  3. Colin Droidmilk

    Colin Droidmilk Sr Member

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    This is good news. My God, 108 missing episodes... tragic. So many great shows were wiped in the old days. The only reason we're able to watch Monty Python now is because in around 1974 the Pythons rescued the actual videotapes, due to be wiped and re-used, from the BBC, by buying them off the corporation with their own money.
  4. Michael Bergeron

    Michael Bergeron Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    AMEN! Fantastic news!

    Now PLEASE, give me the final episode of the Tenth Planet!!!
  5. Contec

    Contec Master Member

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    I have all the original lost 108 episods.....I think i'm going to decorate my christmas tree with the reels... :p
  6. Organic Mechanic

    Organic Mechanic Sr Member

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    This is wonderful news! I cannot wait for their release. w00t!
  7. dcarty

    dcarty Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Excellent news--I'm particularly excited about the Troughton episode!
  8. karstva

    karstva Well-Known Member

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    HOLY CRAP..that is awesome..Wow, that is spectacular news.
  9. Watson

    Watson Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    108 missing episodes, man that just seems insane

    MR BARLOW Well-Known Member

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    Yeah the BBC wanted more space in the storage area so they started grabbing Dr Who episodes and burned them to ashes.......genius !
  11. Hovito loincloth

    Hovito loincloth Well-Known Member

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    Pity they can't do that with Torchwood.

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