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  1. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    Thank you!! Not to complicate, but here’s another important one: https://silentfilm.org/preservation-fund/
  2. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    Thank you. Readers also be unaware that the studios do read these comments, and comments can unwittingly upset something already in motion. As in every business, there are some who attain a position, may be uncertain what their next move should be, read a comment that sounds rational and...
  3. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    Film Foundation? Probably time to close this thread and allow the studio to work internally. Let’s avoid bringing in more outside voices.
  4. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    There were actually two bug-eye lenses. I owned one for several years until I turned it over to a better home.
  5. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    The connection is films sharing similar technologies, ie both 65mm Todd-AO, 30 vs 24fps, and tech teams, concepts and logistics of saving them.
  6. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    It’s not ”languishing,” it’s relaxing. The reality is that 80 is a technological marvel that received its Best Picture status based upon many factors, which among them was NOT that it was a good film, although it may have been perceived to be one at the time. Seen today, the technological and...
  7. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    The only portions of the 24fps version shot for that version were those with sync sound. The rest of the film is 30 fps running at the slower speed. The 24 version can use the current release as an extra disc.
  8. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    Why would anyone want to fund a restoration of the 24fps version. It's an interesting anomaly, but technically awkward at best. Spend the funds on another project and use the old master as an extra.
  9. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    A few points, if I may. This work will be a bit more complex than it may appear, as all of the necessary elements may not be in order. Generally, 35 mag prints held no more than four channels with a single exception. I believe the original release was not 70mm. It was 65.
  10. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    We’ll agree to disagree on one point, Dave. I believe the film could easily return it’s investment.
  11. Robert Harris

    Will Around the World in 80 Days ever get a special deluxe edition like The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm?

    What are taking about? Do you have any idea what’s occurring behind the scenes? Your comments are not appreciated, and can actually cause damage. Why don’t You restore and release the film? Got elements? Speak to Dave.
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