Tag: Smell-O-Vision

David Strohmaier talks Cinerama + Tales from Dental Hell

David Strohmaier talks Cinerama + Tales from Dental Hell

January 11, 2015 | By

Podcast interview with Cinerama Restoration Director David Strohmaier, details of upcoming posts + a modest tale from Dental Hell.

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A Scent of Mystery and a Holiday in Spain – Part 1

A Scent of Mystery and a Holiday in Spain – Part 1

December 15, 2014 | By

Scent of Mystery aka Holiday in Spain makes its premiere debut on home video, and alongside a review of the new Blu-ray, there a review of the Kritzerland soundtrack CD + interviews with Cinerama preservationist Dave Strohmaier and Redwind Productions producer Brian Jamieson.

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BR: Scent of Mystery / Holiday in Spain (1960 / 1962)

BR: Scent of Mystery / Holiday in Spain (1960 / 1962)

December 15, 2014 | By

Holiday in Spain / Scent of Mystery was initially planned as an alternative evolution of film exhibition by its original benefactor, Mike Todd, one of the partners in the 3-panel, super-widescreen format Cinerama in the early fifties. Widescreen films had existed as early as the twenties and early thirties…

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Holiday in Spain: Interviews with producer Brian Jamieson and Cinerama preservationist & historian David Strohmaier

Holiday in Spain: Interviews with producer Brian Jamieson and Cinerama preservationist & historian David Strohmaier

December 15, 2014 | By

Interview with home video producer Brian Jamieson and esteemed Cinerama preservationist Dave Strohmaier on the reconstruction, restoration, and home video release of Holiday in Spain (1962), the ‘deodorized’ version of the world’s first and last Smell-O-Vision film, Scent of Mystery (1960).

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CD: Scent of Mystery (1960)

CD: Scent of Mystery (1960)

December 15, 2014 | By

Long a top collectible LP, Kritzerland’s limited CD rescues a very rare Mario Nascimbene score from oblivion, as well as providing some details on an even more rare film – the first and only movie presented in the branded Smell-O-Vision process…

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Screenwriter William Rose: Part I

Screenwriter William Rose: Part I

September 19, 2011 | By

Reviews of 3 films written by William Rose: The Flim-Flam Man (Twilight Time), It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (MGM), and Genevieve (VCI), plus quick thoughts on the current restoration of the Cinerama catalogue for theatrical and home video.

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