Tag: Technicolor

DVD: Arabian Nights (1942)

DVD: Arabian Nights (1942)

February 15, 2019 | By

Inspired by the success of Rank’s Technicolor extravaganza The Thief of Bagdad (1940), producer Walter Wanger set up a sweet deal to produce films for Universal, and the first production to benefit from the studio’s talent and cash pool was Arabian Nights…

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DVD: Bandit of Sherwood Forest, The (1946)

DVD: Bandit of Sherwood Forest, The (1946)

January 6, 2019 | By

With a good 8 years having passed since Errol Flynn portrayed the definitive Robin Hood in Warner Bros.’ 1938 Technicolor blockbuster, Columbia probably sensed it was safe to do a kind of follow-up without making the famous outlaw the central hero…

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DVD: Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)

DVD: Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)

January 6, 2019 | By

Columbia’s second entry in their Sherwood Forest quartet follows an oft-repeated premise in which the son of an icon proves his own worth with the aide of dad’s old pals, all of whom are a lot older but savvy, and still agile in combat. It’s an excuse to attract fans…

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Technicolored Mature, Hayworth, & Landis in My Gal Sal (1942)

Technicolored Mature, Hayworth, & Landis in My Gal Sal (1942)

July 10, 2018 | By

My Gal Sal (1942) starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature, and Carole Landis debuts on Twilight Time Blu.

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BR: My Gal Sal (1942)

BR: My Gal Sal (1942)

July 10, 2018 | By

In this highly sanitized musical biography of musician-composer Paul Dresser, Victor Mature follows the young teen’s life as musician to itinerant performer with a medicine vending troupe, and later & greater success in New York City after enjoying a series of hit songs in popular musicals…

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BR: Cover Girl (1944)

BR: Cover Girl (1944)

July 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Very Good/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Standard Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: June, 2012 Genre: Musical Synopsis: When Rusty wins the coveted 50th anniversary cover girl contest for Vanity, she’s forced to choose between career and new love life. Special Features: 8-page […]

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DVD: Genevieve (1953)

DVD: Genevieve (1953)

September 18, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / G . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: VCI / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 6, 2011 Genre: Comedy / British Comedy Synopsis:  Two rival couples break official rules and engage in their own antique car race, causing old conflicts and jealousies to […]

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Early Technicolor Films: Part 1

Early Technicolor Films: Part 1

August 12, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Back in July, Universal released Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936). The film is an important stepping stone in the history of colour cinema because it marked the first time a feature-length movie was shot on location with Technicolor’s new (and very big) 3-strip cameras.

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