garyzaboly wrote:All the restorers had to do was to refer to old color photos of the film, or earlier film or taped copies, to get it right.
garyzaboly wrote:How dare anyone change the colors in a restoration? Sacrilege!
Seguin wrote:You can always see if a black and white movie has been restored as a color movie. The colors usually looks very odd, especially the green color, I think.
I´ve got a DVD of Wayne´s "Angel And The Badman" movie which contains both the original black and white movie, plus the restored color version, and I must say I prefer the black and white version. What a crazy idea of adding colors to a black and white movie, but they´ll probably sell a lot of copies of those "restored with colors" movies.
I think it was Bette Davies who complained about such a movie which had colored her hair blond, despite the fact her hair never was blond.
Davy wrote:Kinda like ourselves ain't it ... faded with time I reckon!
mrbassbone wrote:But YOU still look like a bedraggled Mule...LOL Then again, I don't have much room to talk these days.Davy wrote:Kinda like ourselves ain't it ... faded with time I reckon!
Seguin wrote:It looks like Wayne has become a pinko. Apparently, he could´nt hide his true sentiments forever.
garyzaboly wrote:Seguin wrote:It looks like Wayne has become a pinko. Apparently, he could´nt hide his true sentiments forever.
I own some actual 70mm sections of celluloid film footage of the 1956 AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, also filmed in Todd-AO, and I have to say that they too have faded to just about this same pinkish level. A sad commentary on the ephemeral nature of film.
But the question must also be asked: if everything is converted into digital format, who can say that future generations will have the technology to save THAT format---or that the ravages of time might even break up or even completely destroy digitized images?
garyzaboly wrote:And if they can't get the old color back they'll have to change some of the dialogue, like, "That's the worst-dressed army I ever saw."
RLC-GTT wrote:"They're just off ten years trying to restore this movie. They're fightin' men."
Variation from The Last Command: "They not only got us out-numbered but out-pinked." (DISSOLVE TO) "Won't it be pretty when it's restored?"
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