Watch as old reels of Max Fleischer’s 1940s animated film are restored. The entire process is fascinating, and the result is incredible.
Max Fleischer is a huge deal in animation. As the first man to make Superman fly, he is a celebrity amongst film, animation, and DC Comics historians. In fact, his 1941 animated short was so popular that it has been preserved over time. Unfortunately, age has taken its toll, but the good news is the color and animation can be restored!
Everything that goes into restoring old film is fascinating. And as you can see, it really must be a nerve-racking process, but, when done well, the result is incredible. In the video below, learn how to restore old Betty Boop, Superman, Popeye, and other Fleischer Studios animated film reels.