As Eastmancolor was introduced, fewer Technicolor were made, the final being The Ladykillers, a 1954 production, released two years after The Naked Spur.
The final couple of years used acetate for the negatives, which strangely can be more problematic than nitrate. Naked Spur is one of them, but you’d never know it.
Naked Spur is yet another of those perfect Warner Archive releases, with a meticulously registered image, and magnificent color.
It’s also a very fine western.
No downsides here, and a must for Stewart completists.
Image – 5
Audio – 5
Pass / Fail – Pass
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