Join 3,382 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

2 posts tagged with 70mm by Trurl.
Displaying 1 through 2 of 2.

Related tags:
+ (4)
+ (4)


Users that often use this tag:
Trurl (2)
filthy light thief (2)

Restoring Stanley Kramer's "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"

What you see here is a prime example of what happens to film that is neglected and improperly stored. This is an original reel from It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World that is now untouchable. The film has turned acidic, sporting the strongest and most foul vinegar-like odor I have ever smelled. In fact, Robert Harris told me a story of how his contact lenses were singed by the fumes the film produced, causing temporary retinal damage to his eye. [more inside]
posted by Trurl on Apr 27, 2012 - 37 comments

In70mm.com

To record the history of the large format movies and the 70mm cinemas as remembered by the people who worked with the films.
posted by Trurl on Jun 18, 2011 - 18 comments

Page: 1