This article first appeared in
The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: John Steven Lasher.
Issue 38 - April 1995
Fifth Continent Movie Classics presents a John Steven Lasher film "H.M.A.V.
The 3-strip project has been retitled from "Ol' Three-Eyes is back"
to "H.M.A.V. Bounty".
Length of final film is estimated at 10 minutes actual footage, plus 3
minutes film prologue (centre panel only), film music overture (2'30"), end
credits (3') and exit music under one minute. Roughly 19 minutes of
Screenplay is structured around a cruise aboard The Bounty. Additional
footage will be of Australian beaches, a cricket match between Australia and
Filmstock is old daylight "ortho" Sovcolor stock (ASA around 16) and more
recent Sovcolor stock. AGFA Gevaert in Sydney has been approached for a
special order of 3000 meters of their XT 100 film. The film will premiere in
Bradfords, Pictureville 3-strip Cinerama Cinema in March 1995 *).
Story by: John Steven Lasher.
Music by: John Charles.
photography: John R. McLean and Yuri Sokol.
Film editor: *).
recordists: Peter Cobbin and Ian Sherrey.
Production assistant: Sergey
Rozhkov. Technical liaisons: Igor Shevtsov and Yuri Sokol.
Filmed in: Kinopanorama 3-lens Ultra Widescreen.
Sound: 7-track Stereo Surround.
Color: Sovcolor and Eastman EXR 100T.
Prints by: Eastman Kodak.
Running time: 20
min. Filming began: November 3, 1993.
Produced and directed by: John Steven
The CD soundtrack will be availabe in June 1995. A PAL video will also be
available at a date to be announced.
*) = Not yet available
in 70mm reading:
• Panorama Cinema in
• Kinopanorama in
• Kinopanorama Update
Lost Orphaned Film
Soviet Circular Panorama
"War and Peace" in
Foreign 70mm Films in Russia
Chastity Truth and Kinopanorama
The latest from Kinopanorama
• Lashers' Kinopanorama
Unfinished "Bounty" was screened as a "sneak preview of a working print" on
March 19, 1995 in Pictureville.
Picture of program