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2019 Releases - Blog

2020-03-10

2019 saw twenty-nine releases exclusive to SIXTEENmm.

This list is not everything. For that, you can look here.

Instead, this is an attempt to break down a year's worth of work and entertainment.

Murder Mystery

Murder Mysteries remain some of our most popular colorisations. Particularly the Margaret Rutherford era of Miss Marple.

Murder, Ahoy!

Murder, Ahoy!

Murder, She Said

Murder, She Said

Murder at the Gallop

Murder at the Gallop

Murder Most Foul

Murder Most Foul

Nancy Drew, Reporter

Nancy Drew, Reporter

We've supplemented our murder mysteries with some others, including this fun take on Nancy Drew.

Musical

Top Hat

Top Hat

Top Hat is one of our only colorised musicals to date, and one of those Astaire & Rogers films that is great for the whole family.

Adventure

Tarzan's Revenge

Tarzan's Revenge

This is not your Tarzan origin story that we've all seen time and time again. It is a colorisation of one of the most popular Tarzan films, however. A girl, destined for a harem, or Tarzan. Tough choice.

VIP

VIP

What happens when a VIP ends up as a POW? Shenanigans.

Documentaries

One of our focuses was bringing back footage shot for and during World War II. It was not fun bringing so many of these horrific scenes to life. Disappearing entire towns in expanding plumes of fire, seeing the mass graves dedicated for children.

There is good reason we cannot allow ourselves to forget the atrocities of this war.

Great Battle of the Volga

Great Battle of the Volga

Battle for China

Battle for China

Battle for Britain

Battle for Britain

Battle for Russia

Battle for Russia

Socially Relevant

The Invaders

The Invaders

At one point in time, Hollywood actually acknowledged the damage that they had done to the native people's of America. Ensuring that this film is remembered is nothing less than a civic duty.

We Work Again

We Work Again

In an effort to combat rising racism, the American government comissioned a piece to show the work of minorities during World War II. Bringing this to life shows the tireless efforts of people that still have to fight to be heard today.

I've got a Secret

I've got a Secret

There was a short period of time where television crossed over with the end of the lives of people who had seen amazing and horrific historical events. This interview, was one of those. Though elderly at the time of the interview, he was a young boy at the theatre when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Victim

Victim

This is an interesting drama, about the costs and unfairness of homosexuality in London. Somehow, against all public backlash, this film managed to be made in 1961, an era where such an admission would no doubt put you in a worse position than the film's protagonist.

The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

Restoring this silent film is something of a writ of passage for beginning film makers. It was our honour to make sure that it will continue to survive, in one fashion or another, for the foreseeable future.

Horror

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth

Few black & white horror movies lend themselves towards colorisation. Their techniques can be ruined by taking away the atmosphere. However, in this film about the only man left alive, that haunting atmosphere is only emphasised when it is brought into full colour.


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