November 21, 1992 |
Film restoration and preservation is a growing faith in Hollywood. Almost everyone is a believer, for commercial if not for altruistic reasons, especially since the successful, high-profile restorations of "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Spartacus." And yet some distributors, it appears, aren't as devout as some restoration specialists would like. As Robert A. Harris, who supervised the "Lawrence" and "Spartacus" restorations, puts it, "Some are willing to settle for good enough.