Tag: Byron Haskin

September Storm Resurfaces in 3D!

September Storm Resurfaces in 3D!

April 1, 2017 | By

The first of a month feature: 3D films on Blu, starting with Byron Haskin’s September Storm (1960), the forgotten 3D classic restored by the 3-D Film Archive, and released on Blu via Kino Studio Classics and Unobstructed View (Canada).

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BR: September Storm (1960)

BR: September Storm (1960)

April 1, 2017 | By

The idea a producer would go to the trouble of filming a 3D movie with underwater gear and see it released flat by studio Fox, then disappear from distribution makes the creation of September Storm an absurdity, and yet in spite of these unintentional mishaps, this orphan film became a high-profile restoration project for the 3-D Film Archive…

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The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

May 22, 2015 | By

Lunar exploration are the feature attraction in Ray Harryhausen’s First Men in the Moon (1964) on Blu from Twilight Time and Byron Haskin’s From the Earth to the Moon (1958) on spectacular VHS + a bit on RKO Radio Pictures.

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VHS: From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

VHS: From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

May 22, 2015 | By

Jules Verne’s eponymous novel and its sequel, Around the Moon, were fused into one screenplay that should’ve been fanciful and filled with plenty of political commentary on the military industrial complex, but being the second-last completed production by dying studio RKO, the film’s budget was reportedly cut down…

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