20th Fox "colorized' horror ??? (Night of the Living Dead + others)

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  1. Eric Huffstutler

    Eric Huffstutler Screenwriter

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    These must have slipped under my radar because I only noticed today that 20th Fox has released some colorized versions of classic horror movies. The first to catch my eye was "Night of the Living Dead" (1968). Says it contains both b/w and color versions.

    How does this title stand up with the previously acclaimed ultimate restored Elite THX version?

    Also, how does Fox's other titles look in color? And what titles are there?

    Thanks!
    Eric
     
  2. Michael Elliott

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    The titles actually look "good" but who wants colorized versions?

    REEFER MADNESS uses the color to help make fun of the film through the MST3K type commentary. The B&W version of this film looks wonderful. The NOTLD commentary is pretty weak and the Elite DVD has better picture quality.

    They've also done HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, CARNIVAL OF SOULS and will release PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE SOON.
     
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    Word has it that the "black&white" versions on these discs are actually just the colorized versions with the color turned off, which would mess up the greyscale.
     
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    and the B&W on house on haunted hill is non anamorphic
     
  5. dave bula

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    What about the colorized version of Mark Of Zorro (1940) that came out recently? Has anyone seen that yet?
     

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