"End Of Scene" video effect

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Private Frazer
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"End Of Scene" video effect

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(I've mentioned this before).
On some DVD's, and the Star Maidens one is an example, at the end of most scenes, the video image drifts up about 10% of the screen for about half a second. It doesn't happen in the 90 second regular opening titles (graphics). Effect can be looked for online here from about the 90 second mark. I'm just wondering what technically went wrong; filming or transfer to DVD? Once noticed it is a bit annoying.
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Re: "End Of Scene" video effect

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Possibly a film splice causing a bump in the telecine. I heard that when transferring negatives from A and B rolls that caused a problem with the Dr Who story "Spearhead from Space" and t hat they had to correct for it. If so I assume they didn't notice/bother for Star Maidens.

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Re: "End Of Scene" video effect

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Thank you; it is a slight effect and could easily have been missed.
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