FCE Widescreen Glitch

I tried searching about this but couldn't come up with anything. I imported some photos into an easy setup DV NTSC project. For some reason the screen (Canvas) was widescreen and I didn't catch it. When I adjust the motion parameters to get a ken burns effect the pictures 'shake' (theres no bad interlacing issues they just shake). When I tried to copy the timeline and paste into another DV timeline with the correct 4:3 screen, the aspect ratio is all screwed up. Can someone please tell me how to fix this so I don't have to manually readjust every picture. Thanks in advance.

Select the material that's copied into the new sequence and use Edit>Remove Attributes. Reset the Distort parameter.

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