But, the one venue, the Sheridan Opera House where so many of the big premieres are- click here for some history of the building in Telluride, was excluded. So when one of the free showings to the public was scheduled in the Historical Opera House, I was thrilled.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is well known for their film and televison retoration.
Part of the Festivals tribute to Claudia Cardinale- a star of Italian screen in the 1960s
Horak took us through the restoration process of the classic ballet film, showing a copy that had severe mold and then the restored version and empasized the great volume of work still needed to preserve these cellilod strips of film.
Interesting note- it is how many times a negative is used to make copies that really deteriates it, so it is the popular movies that are in great need of restoration.