It's been stated before, but I'll state it again; This is a great movie. I own both the VHS and DVD versions of the film but was very disappointed in the DVD release. Presumably, they used the best film version they had to create the DVD, but it still suffers from a decided lack of post-production work. In many scenes the color is washed out, and for the life of me I don't understand why they couldn't have done something about the cigarette burns (used in theatres to to signal an upcoming reel change) which are present in the DVD version.
The upshot is that for all the advantages DVD has over VHS, I would suggest you consider purchasing the VHS version over the DVD version. Beyond… Read more