“Forgotten Hollywood”- Two Busy Dudes…

Posted on May 3, 2018 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Universal Pictures and  The Film Foundation has announced a multi-year partnership to restore a couple of handpicked selections of classic productions, with Oscar-winning directors Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg lending a hand. Universal will fund the restorations, as well as provide research and technical services. Through The Film Foundation, Scorsese and Spielberg will be personally involved in the process, contributing their unique artistic expertise and historical knowledge throughout the restoration process.


“`The Film Foundation was established in 1990 to protect and preserve celluloid history. By working in partnership with archives and film studios,  this nonprofit foundation has helped to restore more than 800 movies, which are made accessible to the public through programming at festivals, museums and educational institutions around the world.

“`The 2018 restoration slate will include Destry Rides AgainWinchester ’73My Little Chickadeeand both cinematic versions of Hemingway’s The Killers, with additional titles announced in the coming months.

“`A collaborative partnership marks an added step in Universal’s film restoration initiative announced during the studio’s centennial in 2012.  Over 70 works have been fully restored, including All Quiet on the Western Front, Dracula, Double IndemnityFrankenstein, Touch of Evil, Schindler’s List, JawsOut of Africa, High Plains DrifterPillow Talk, Bride of Frankenstein, To Kill a Mockingbird, Spartacus, Duck Soup, The StingThe Birdsand Holiday Inn.

“`In 2015, Universal launched a silent film initiative. The company has so far restored 15 titles, including Outside the Law, Sensation Seekers, and The Man Who Laughs.

“`The restored versions will be screened at film festivals and archives around the world.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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