Guys And Dolls is a true American musical classic. Based on a Damon Runyon story and originally produced as a stage play, the screen version stars Frank Sinatra as reliable Nathan Detroit who is up to his knees trying to throw the biggest crap game in town while hiding the truth from his fianc
Compared to the previously released, non-anamorphic DVD, this new anamorphically enhanced 2.55:1 DVD picture exhibits subtle improvements, although the film seems long overdue for a five-star restoration. While color fidelity is not much changed over the previous DVD, delineation is preferred. Fleshtones are generally natural and colors can be rich. There is still some signs of smearing at times. Still, sharpness and details are improved, as pinstripes on suit jackets and textures in plaids are better defined. There is still quite a bit of noticeable dirt and film grain inherent in the source element. Some pixelization and edge halos are detected. (Suzanne Hodges)
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