Good News on Universal Fire

You may remember my post from last month, Precious Prints Lost to Fire. Universal Studios lost almost its entire collection of archival 35mm prints in the fire that also damaged parts of the amusement park. While new prints could be struck from the unharmed negatives (stored in Philidelphia), economic realities suggested at that time that … Continue reading Good News on Universal Fire

Precious Prints Lost to Fire

You've probably heard about the big fire at Universal Studios, and about how nothing irreplaceable was destroyed. While that's true in the technical sense, economic realities control what does and does not get replaced. Thus, thanks to that fire, many an old Universal and Paramount movie will probably never be properly screened again (Universal owns … Continue reading Precious Prints Lost to Fire