There are only five versions seen by the public, not seven as claimed
in the article.
The "Workprint" is the same as the Denver/Dallas Sneak Preview, the
Fairfax Theater Cut, the UCLA showing, the Nuart Theater showing and
the Castro Theater showing. The first three were in 70mm while the
Nuart and Castro showings used a 35mm reduction print. The London
sneak preview was probably the same as well.
Michael Arick, rather than Haver and Harris, should be credited for
uncovering the workprint. Arick was certainly the most involved in
bringing that print to light and making the Director's Cut.
All versions of the script had narration to some extent but Scott was
not in favor of it. Scott's shooting script had about
100 words of narration, his workprint had about 50, and his
Director's Cut had none.
Scott actually scripted and filmed the unicorn scene for a pre-release
version of Blade Runner that was never shown outside the studio
The original unicorn footage was recovered in 1992
and restored in BRDC. The persistent rumour that this footage came from
Legend is hard to understand since any side-by-side comparison between
the animals and settings in
Legend and BRDC clearly reveals they are not
The Video Watchdog description of the workprint also contains some errors.