Originally Posted by Demoni
They did... BFI.
They gave them a beta-cam print of the CUT UK version of the film. When I mean 'give the film to', I mean give up the rights to it so the film can finally receive a REMASTERED and UNCUT version of the film (as WB clearly has no interest in doing this.)
Criterion's been trying for years and WB won't budge, likely because of some 40 year old grudge they've had against Ken Russell.