1981

Simi Valley,  

California 

The Beastmaster is filmed by Academy® Award-winning cinematographer John Alcott on Kodak 35mm negative stock.

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1982

HOLLYWOOD, California

 

The OCN (Original Camera Negative) of The Beastmaster is cut to match editor’s work print and moved to Consolidated Film Industries for release printing.

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1982

CULVER CITY, California

The OCN is moved to MGM as they acquired North American distribution rights.

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1983

BURBANK, California 

 

The OCN is moved to Turner Broadcasting/Warner Bros as they acquired TV rights. Warner Bros item ID 2806028, Vault Barcode T2806028

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2005

HOLLYWOOD, California

 

The OCN is moved to Producers Film Center, a private film vault service for independent producers. (Warner Bros. vault note: 04/05/2005 11:49 am :  OCN located at Producers Film Center)

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2009

VAN NUYS, California

 

The OCN is moved from PFC by rightsholder’s attorney and moved to his garage in his house in the San Fernando Valley, CA. (Average summer temperature in a typical garage without climate control 100 degrees F, which is very bad news for the health of the OCN.)

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2015

Rightsholder tells us his attorney sold his house and moved out, abandoning OCN. Attorney tells us he has no memory of what happened to OCN. 

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2016

LOCATION,

UNKNOWN

From 2016 onward the whereabouts of OCN are UNKNOWN. The Beastmaster original camera negative is MISSING!

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