This article is from the Blues Brothers FAQ, by Glen Pringle email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Apparently the original director's cut had 30 minutes extra
footage in it, but it was scrapped for the released version.
It has not been released as apparently all copies of it were
However, a DVD edition was released in September 1998 which
has 12 minutes of additional footage found in a preview copy
of the movie.