Update on remastered "The Golden Head" and "Cinerama's
Dave Strohmaier is giving you a second look at remastering
some rare 70mm Films
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are almost done with the 2K "The Golden Head" remastering and it
looks pretty darn good. The original negatives were a mixture of
8 perf with an anamorphic and
70mm or 65mm negatives). |
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unusual mixture of negative elements. The Technirama negative was cut in the
auto-select format so that meant every dissolve has to be re-created for the
final 2K master, but the dissolves have a first generation look to them
because of this. Sound is great as well.|
print - Before|
We were surprised that there was not some kind of a 65mm negative created
out of the Technirama footage before printing in 70mm. All our elements are
o-negs and cut auto-select which is difficult to sync up the sound (all had
to be "lip synced") and every dissolve re created.
from Technirama 35mm 0-negs and color work now looks like this - After|
We did find YCMs in 65mm of everything but then you can't telecine it and we
did not have the budget for scanning. The Tecnirama negs were most of the
show so we used that as our guide for the aspect ratio of the overall show.
There were strange reflections at the top of each Technirama shot from a
matte box or something so we used that as our guide for cropping the top of
"Cinerama's Russian Adventure"
Here are some samples of "Russian
Adventure" color so far. Same as the clips from the Bradford screen
taken a few years ago for the
Years, Orphan Films Discovered Abandoned in Hollywood Basement story.
Check them out for "before an afters".|
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