This print of A Swiss Trick is 35mm nitrate. We’ve left it tinted as the original print was. Note that the film is in ‘Movietone’ aspect ratio, where the picture is now taller to accommodate the soundtrack.
This third chapter of Jonathan Boschen’s “Rhapsody In Steel” series is a look at the 1940 remake, created for the Ford Pavilion at the New York Worlds Fair.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]