Rodgers And Hammerstein, Revitalized (Sort Of)

“The Rodgers and Hammerstein road-show musicals have been staples of home video almost since the format was invented, which has meant that they have been subjected to almost unbelievable abuse: their widescreen images chopped off, their stereophonic sound remixed and pumped up, their already endangered color (most were shot on the notoriously quick-fading DeLuxe Color stock) rendered a dusty, lifeless pink. But lately, Fox Home Entertainment has been making a gallant attempt to reclaim these films for those who love them.” The results of the restoration efforts are mixed.

Source: The New York Times - 11/14/06