itunes rental

I rented a movie on itunes and I am trying to transfer it to my ipod classic 6th generation.  The movie says it is HD.  When I try to move it to my ipod it looks like it will transfer and then it moves back to the other column and is not tranferred.  I assume this is because my generation ipod cannot download it.  When I go to itunes on this movie it does show some details of size that shows an sd version that is smaller in size than the hd one.  I can't seem to find this on the itunes page for the movie.  I also see in my purchased area of itunes that you can uncheck the box that says download hd movies if available.  So here is the question, if I delete the movie (not just try to redownload) will I be able to download it again?  Will it show that I purchased it or is it gone?  I want to do this to try and start from scratch and uncheck the box that says download hd movies if avaialble.    Maybe this is not the answer, any ideas?
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
not clear if this is a rental or a purchase...

if purchased, all you have to do to download the movie again is select Account ―> Purchased on any of your devicesdownload purchasenot sure if this works for rentals
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Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
So here is the question, if I delete the movie (not just try to redownload) will I be able to download it again?

YES

If you're in the United States, open the TV app and tap Library, then look under the Rentals section.

If you're not in the United States, open the Videos app, then tap Rentals.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201611
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