Under the video cover -- Tuner Home Entertainment's new editions of ''Gunga Din'' are much more colorful than before

By Nisid Hajari
Updated June 04, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

Gunga Din

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How do you hide your true colors? Not well, if you’re Turner Home Entertainment. The box for one of Turner’s two new editions of the 1939 adventure Gunga Din features a band across the top that euphemistically (not to mention pretentiously) touts the video as ”color enhanced.” And what in the world does that mean? Well, as a different band across the bottom explains, ”This is a colorized version of a film originally marketed and distributed to the public in black and white.” Okay — yet the movie stills displayed on the back of the box are in black and white. We can see the color rising in your cheeks, Ted.

Gunga Din

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