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    3D I, THE JURY 3D (1953) at the TCM Film Festival 4/22/2022

    Care to qualify who it does pertain to, Bob?
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    3D Blu-ray Review Treasure of the Four Crowns 3D Blu-ray Review

    Difficult. Unlike most dirt and scratches, the dirt was on the lens when they photographed the film, so it’s stationary. Removing it would mean either painting it out frame by frame during moving shots, or mapping another part of the frame onto it for stationary. Both of those can introduce...
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    "Harmony Lane" on UK TV.

    The SEPTEMBER STORM disc is region-free.
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    Help Save Abbott & Costello's AFRICA SCREAMS!

    Not even that much—the long-shots are A&C’s camera doubles. Lou was struck ill with a bout of rheumatic fever as he was flying back to LA to shoot the film.
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    Help Save Abbott & Costello's AFRICA SCREAMS!

    Thanks for that memory, Josh. It’s reactions like that really made this project worth it to the team.
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Big Trail -- in Blu-ray

    For comparison, here is a scan from the last-surviving frame of negative from THE BIG TRAIL:
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    Help Save Abbott & Costello's AFRICA SCREAMS!

    If you were a backer for AFRICA SCREAMS—check your email re: updates on shipping for some, and a little exclusive content surprise!
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    Help Save Abbott & Costello's AFRICA SCREAMS!

    To our suporters: We’re really sorry if it hasn’t arrived yet, but COVID, you know. However, if you haven’t received your shipments yet, keep your eye on your email over the next couple of days. To keep our good faith with you, Bob and I are working on an exclusive present that will be just for...
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    Abbott & Costello Jack and the Beanstalk SE (1952) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I’m not sure what VCI is using for AFRICA, but I can’t imagine them besting the 3DFA restoration; which is sources from a 4K scan off the camera negative.
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    3D New 3D title from the 3D Film Archive for a Kickstarter Campaign

    Like I said, the split was amiable on our part, and I’ll happy to field questions from time to time.
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    3D New 3D title from the 3D Film Archive for a Kickstarter Campaign

    To be clear—Bob has voluntarily left this forum and was not banned. He and one of the owners of this forum (whom I have no trouble with personally) had a disagreement that led to a mandate that our product will no longer be reviewed here. 3DFA wishes HTF the best of luck, and hopes that you all...
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    3D Meet Bob Furmanek: HTF Golden Age 3-D Consultant

    Mr. Furmanek is no longer active on this forum. If you need to reach him, please do so via this page on our website: http://www.3dfilmarchive.com/home/contact-us
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    3D New 3D title from the 3D Film Archive for a Kickstarter Campaign

    Management has made it expressly clear to Mr. Furmanek that he and reviews of his product are no longer welcome here, despite the traffic he has generated for this website for more than a decade.
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    3D New 3D title from the 3D Film Archive for a Kickstarter Campaign

    Since Bob is unable to post here anymore, I am (as Associate Producer at the 3DFA) happy to field the previous questions: The elements of DYNASTY are in disastrous, but not unsalvageable conditions. This is a literal “now or never” situation, much like AFRICA SCREAMS, whose preprint elements...
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