3D The French Line

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  1. PaulaJ

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    I thought fans of vintage 3-D might be interested in this post by the Warner Archive Collection at their Facebook page. :)
    Warner Archive Collection We have a snazzy new master of one irreistible Russell epic that will be making its DVD debut in a few months. We won't go near THE FRENCH LINE, in the hopes that it will have another shot at infamy as a restored 3D Blu-ray from WHV. To release it in 2D now that the technology exists for a 3D presentation would ostensibly be, dare we say, "looking for trouble" :)
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  2. Bob Furmanek

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    Well, I'll Be Switched! :)
     
  3. PaulaJ

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    Is that good or bad?
    (Did you mention this somewhere else? ...sorry if I double-posted!)
     
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    Oh no, they mentioned the song "Looking for Trouble" from the finale so I mentioned the song J.R. sang while taking her bath.
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  5. PaulaJ

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    Ah, thank you. I haven't seen this movie so I didn't get the reference. Wonderful lobby card! ;) Jane is always delectable. :) She looks like Esther Williams' sister in that bubble bath and head wrap! ;)
     
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    As I recall, the songs for this and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes are not top drawer, but naturally I'd pay good money to see The French Line in 3D. I never have, only 2D on TV, and that was quite some time ago.
     
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    You recall correctly. The songs are not very good but if The French Line comes out on a 3D BRD, I'll buy a 3D projector and trade in my current one. I'll even buy glasses. Jane Russell in 3D!
     
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    They've established before that every 50s 3-D title they own is on the backburner in hopes it can use those features to take advantage of the growing popularity of 3-D television and home video. Dial M for Murder has been confirmed as the first 3-D release by WHV with House of Wax as a likely follow-up. Success in the is venture pretty much rides on how well those sell, and its not a stretch to imagine that those two as big sellers.
    I'm thinking the RKO 3-D features such as The French Line, Second Chance, and Son of Sinbad won't get released until more well-known 3-D titles try their luck first, so it seems like a pretty distant possibility with this one. But at least there's hope.
     
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    I'll buy any classic 3D title that comes out first just to show there's demand for more!
     
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    Absolutely! If they'll do their part, I'll do my part.
     
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    If it comes out in 2D on Warner Archive release, I would still like to have both version of Jane's last number on the disc! :D
     

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