As part of their centennial celebrations Universal are restoring some of their classic films on Blu-ray.
The titles include some of the crown jewels of the studio archive, including:
- All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
- Dracula (1931)
- Frankenstein (1931)
- To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
- The Birds (1963)
- Jaws (1975)
- E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
This featurette explains some of the restoration processes:
It is a good demonstration of how digital tools can be used to preserve a studio’s celluloid heritage.
> Official Tumblr site for Universal’s 100th Birthday
> From Celluloid to Digital