Posts tagged with "Technicolor"

Flowers and Trees (1932)

Posted by Bennett O'Brian September 14, 2013 0 Comment 7463 views

Released in the summer of 1932, an animated short called Flowers and Trees became the first film to be theatrically exhibited in the latest technique of three-strip Technicolor – and it represents Walt Disney’s first calculated steps towards becoming a master of cinema’s newest trend. With the release of Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie (1928), […]

Pressburger and Powell’s The Red Shoes (1948)

Posted by Bennett O'Brian May 2, 2013 2 Comments 6984 views

A young and gifted ballerina is driven to the edge of madness by a controlling company director as she confronts the intensifying pressures of becoming a world-renowned dancer overnight. Although we could be talking about the Oscar-winning film Black Swan (2010), instead let us look back to another dark and visually-stunning ballet film made sixty […]

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