Philip K. Dick Festival 2019

Philip K. Dick Festival 2019Fans and experts from around the world will meet again in Fort Morgan, Colorado to celebrate Philip K. Dick and his work on August 9th through August 11th for the 2019 Philip K. Dick Festival. This is the second festival. The first one was held in the same location two years ago in 2017.

This location has been selected because Fort Morgan is the final resting place of Philip K. Dick and his fraternal twin sister, Jane.

To see a preliminary program and other useful information go to:

Facebook event page:

To aid in bringing speakers and entertainers to the Festival an ambitious GoFundMe campaign was started.

The Philip K. Dick Festival is sponsored by Morgan County Tourism

Hosted by Precious Artifacts: A Philip K. Dick Bibliography:

Blade Runner Versions

The history of the film Blade Runner consists of various subtly different versions or prints of the film.

US theatrical release (1982)
• Contains the voiceover narration included because the audience testing indicated that there was some confusion in understanding the film
• Contains the happy ending with Deckard and Rachel flying over mountainous country (pulled from unused shots created for The Shining (1980)
Amazon Video


The Director’s Cut (1992)
• Removal of the voiceover narration
• Removal of the happy ending
• Addition of a brief dream sequence with the unicorn running in a forest
Amazon Video | DVD


The Final Cut (2007)
• Contains the original full-length version of the dream sequence with the unicorn
• definitive version that underwent a restoration with Ridley Scott
• completely restored from the original negative
• scanned at the highest resolution available
• restored and remixed sound
• definitive version that underwent a restoration with Ridley Scott
Amazon Video | Blu-ray | DVD


Other Versions

• Workprint prototype version (1982)
• San Diego Sneak Preview version (1982)
• International theatrical release (1982)
• US broadcast version (1986)

Many other formats and available versions can be found with some investigation on The more expensive collector sets have these other versions of Blade Runner available to view.

For more information, visit Versions of Blade Runner.