Doctor Who Video Reconstructions: A Checklist

by Z1R0
25 January 2000
Revised 17 April 2012


     Below is a checklist of Doctor Who video reconstructions.  As I
began to collect reconstructions, I discovered that there were many
different versions of each serial by different project groups, and
that within each group, each reconstruction was subject to constant
enhancement.  I very quickly became confused about what versions I
was acquiring from various dubbers.  I have tried to create a
comprehensive list, to the best of my ability, though you'll note that
I am still a long way from being able to specify all of the differences
between version enhancements within a group.  I'd like to thank Robert
Franks of the venerable Missing Doctor Who Reconstructions & Audios
website and Rick Brindell of the Loose Canon Productions website
for their invaluable assistance in getting as far as I have with this
humble listing.  If you find it of value, check back on a regular basis
as I will be continuously updating it as new video reconstructions
become available, as titles are added to my collection, and as any new
information comes to light.


		AUTHOR OWNERSHIP KEY:
		___ no
		_x_ yes
		_o_ on order
		_?_ unable to determine which variant



AUTHOR                                  RELEASE                 INDEX
OWNS?  TITLE                            DATE    ENHANCED?       CODE
----------------------------------------------------------------------


Richard Landen

___ The Power of the Daleks 2		85
_x_ The Power of the Daleks 2		90	enhanced


Ian Levine

_x_ Shada				82-83?
_x_ The Power of the Daleks		85-90?
    (possibly Jeremy Bentham or Jan Vincent-Rudski?)


Richard Develyn, David Clarke, Stephen Cranford

_x_ The Web of Fear			3/95
_x_ The Ice Warriors			10/95
_x_ Fury From the Deep			3/96
_x_ The Wheel in Space			6/96


Change of Identity (Bruce Robinson)

___ Marco Polo				90
    (never released)
_?_ The Savages				8/96			COI1
_?_ The Savages				7/97	enhanced
___ The Power of the Daleks		11/96			COI2
___ The Power of the Daleks		3/98	enhanced
_x_ Marco Polo				2/97			COI3
_x_ The Moonbase			7/97			COI4
_x_ The Enemy of the World		4/98			COI5
_x_ The Abominable Snowmen		8/99			COI7


Michael Palmer

___ Tenth Planet			8/96
___ Tenth Planet			8/97	enhanced
___ Tenth Planet			9/99	enhanced 2
_?_ Mission to the Unknown		10/96
_?_ Mission to the Unknown		8/97	enhanced
___ Mission to the Unknown		2/00	enhanced 2
_x_ The Reign of Terror			2/97
_x_ The Reign of Terror			3/97	enhanced
_x_ The Reign of Terror			8/97	enhanced 2
_x_ The Invasion			9/97
___ The Invasion			7/00    enhanced 2
___ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		2/00


Richard Develyn, Robert Franks

_x_ The Underwater Menace		9/96
_x_ The Highlanders			11/96
___ The Power of the Daleks		11/96
    (done for Visions con, never released)
_x_ The Smugglers			1/97
___ The Moonbase			7/97


Richard Develyn, Robert Franks, Stephen Cranford

_x_ The Abominable Snowmen		2/97


Harold Achatz

___ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		12/96
    (small image, no captions)
___ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		12/96
    (small image, captions)
___ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		2/97
    (small image, captions)
_x_ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		2/97
    (full screen, no captions)
___ The Daleks' Master Plan 1		2/00
    (full screen, JV-type telesnap frame)


Richard Develyn, Michael Palmer, Robert Franks

_x_ The Power of the Daleks		9/97
_x_ The Power of the Daleks		4/98	enhanced	quasi-JV


Joint Venture (Richard Develyn, Michael Palmer and Robert Franks)

_x_ The Web of Fear			3/98			JV1
_x_ The Evil of the Daleks		5/98			JV2
_x_ The Faceless Ones			7/98			JV3
_x_ The Wheel in Space			11/98			JV4
_x_ The Underwater Menace		5/99			JV5
_x_ The Ice Warriors 2-3		5/99			JV6
_x_ Fury From the Deep			9/99			JV7
___ Fury From the Deep			2/00	enhanced	JV7
_x_ The Moonbase			9/99			JV8
___ The Macra Terror			6/00			JV9
___ The Highlanders			2/01			JV10


Space in Time Productions (Rick Brindell)

___ The Macra Terror			3/98
    [see cite #7 for description]
___ The Macra Terror			4/98	enhanced
    [see cite #7 for description]


Loose Canon (Rick Brindell)

_x_ The Macra Terror			7/98
    [see cite #7 for description]
_x_ The Faceless Ones			6/98
_x_ The Myth Makers			9/98
_x_ The Tenth Planet			10/98
_x_ The Space Pirates			12/98
_x_ The Savages				2/99
_x_ The Smugglers			2/99
_x_ The Power of the Daleks		6/99
_x_ The Highlanders			6/99
_x_ The Celestial Toymaker		12/99
_x_ Galaxy 4				12/99


Materializing TARDIS (Paul Cryer)

_x_ The Massacre of
      St. Bartholomew's Eve		3/99
___ Mission to the Unknown		7/99


Mark Worgan

_x_ Galaxy Four				1/99
_x_ Celestial Toymaker			?


West Lodge Productions (William Duffy, Brian Trump, Alan Creaser)

_x_ The Tenth Planet 4			?
    (uses voice-overs instead of original audio)


References:

1) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Re: recon question."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 18 Jun
1999 (22:21:53). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email describes the various reconstructions of 'Power of
the Daleks.']

2) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Re: recons list."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 14 Dec
1999 (11:38:56). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email answers several questions the author had about
various reconstructions.]

3) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Re: More on: recons list."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 14 Dec
1999 (14:36:28). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email clarifies some of the questions the author had
about the email of 14 Dec 1999 (11:38:56).]

4) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "recons list draft."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 25 Jan
2000 (14:33:00). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email added some last minute corrections to the initial draft.]

5) Brindell, Rick (Bayshore, New York). "recons."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 28 Jan
2000 (14:45:22). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email provided release dates for Loose Canon reconstructions.]

6) Brindell, Rick (Bayshor, New York). "Re: recons."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 28 Jan
2000 (18:07:00). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email verified the existence of a Loose Canon beta version of
'Macra Terror.']

7) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Macra Terror, etc."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 24 Feb
2000 (19:25:33). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email described how to identify each of the three versions of Rick Brindell's
reconstruction of 'Macra Terror':

Version 1:
A Space in Time Production
* No intro
* The episode titles for ep 1 are faded one from the other -
  no additional captions for this
* No background to text captions
* 'Snaps are smaller when a caption appears on screen
* 'Snaps are low resolution

Version 2:
A Space in Time Production
* No intro
* The episode titles are faded on from the other -
  with additional captions ("The Macra Terror", etc) shown in black
  underneath
* No background to text captions
* 'Snaps are much better resolution

Version 3:
A Loose Cannon Production
* Intro announcing story and recap from 'Moonbase':4
* The episode titles are all new captions shown over the "eyes" shot
  (in white)
* Black background to text captions.]

8) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Re: Macra Terror, etc."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 25 Feb
2000 (09:41:07). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email provided dates for various reconstructions.]

9) Franks, Robert (Shreve, Ohio). "Re: checklist corrected, dub offer."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio).  29 Feb
2000 (01:56:11). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email described the 2/00 Michael Palmer recons of 'Mission to
the Unknown' and 'Daleks' Master Plan' 1.]

10) Furlong, Patrick (UK). "Re: Recons checklist..."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio).  06 Jul
2000 (18:17:22). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email verifys the existence of Ian Levine's 'Shada' recon.]

11) Franks, Robert (Minneapolis, Minnesota). "Recons and other things."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio).  27 Jul
2000 (16:25:36). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email questions the dating of the Levine 'Power' of 88-90? and
suggests changing it to 85-90?.  He dates the Levine 'Shada' as 82-83?.
He described a new variant of the Palmer 'Invasion' with improved audio
and some improved images, dated 7/00.  He also described a new variant
of the Achatz 'Master Plan 1' with new captures by Palmer.  Palmer also
improved the audio and corrected the ending.]

12) Franks, Robert (Minneapolis, Minnesota). "Recon Checklist update."
Private e-mail message to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio). 22 Jul 2001
(10:07). Printout in the possession of the author.
[This email describes the revised version of JV7 which includes better
transfers of the Tony Cornell studio footage in episode 6.]

13) Furlong, Patrick (UK). "Re: Recon Article." Private e-mail message
to John Curtis (Cleveland, Ohio).  30 July 2001 (16:21). Printout in the
possession of the author.  [This email provided information on Paul
Cryer's recon of 'Mission to the Unknown'.]

14) Kennedy, Paul (Australia). Private e-mail message to John Curtis
(Cleveland, Ohio). 30 May 2006 (6:45 AM). Printout in the possession of
the author.
[This email provided information on Harold Achatz recons of 'The Daleks'
Master Plan' 1, dated 12/96.]

(c) copyright Z1R0, 2006


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