I doubt we'll see the additional lost three minutes. But, hey, maybe they didn't work. Maybe they should have been cut!
Criterion is presently in the process of tracking down a recently-discovered, complete 35-mm print belonging to the William Dieterle estate, which reputedly includes footage not even included on the "restored" Criterion LD....This information was brought to my attention some months back by fellow HTF member, John Morgan, who had heard this awhile back from an inside acquaintance of his prominent in the film restoration community. Since that time, I have been in contact with Criterion and Janus Films, who have both confirmed Mr. Morgan's statement....Let's cross our fingers they can track down this print. Supposedly, Mr. Morgan's acquaintance has put Criterion in the know as to it's location....The restored material edited into the 1991 Janus restoration is 16mm. The Dieterle print is ostensibly a full 35mm pre-release version of the film, replete with footage not seen since 1941, and one of many tentatively-titled opening cards the film sported during its preview engagment, Here is a Man.
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