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  1. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    So HBO, which is allied with WB, is running PD?
  2. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    Magnificent work on Flying Leathernecks!
  3. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    While some others may fit into that category, the Kino release is not "yuck." It's an accurate representation of what an original 1937 looked like. It's actually the original Selznick print. That release should be kept alongside the new Warner Archive to show the variances between what can be...
  4. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    Early three-strip was shot differently than later variants, so there is no way to make it appear like startlingly brilliant 40s Technicolor. I'm certain that Warner Archive and MPI worked with what the original negatives allowed, and it will probably be more colorful than the original 1937...
  5. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    A legal oversight, but a step away from Nothing Sacred, another Selznick 1937 production. Keep in mind that Mr. Selznick passed away in 1965, the renewal year.
  6. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    Warner acquired all rights to the 1937 production, toward potentially doing a re-make c. 1954. All elements travel with rights. Kino was able to only access a PD print.
  7. Robert Harris

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: A Star is Born (1937) (Blu-ray)

    The overall design of Tech in it’s infancy was generally muted. Expect something between the print scan and what the records actually hold. Regardless, it will be magnificent.
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