NetworkOnAir has announced they will release a new two-disc Gerry Anderson-related Blu-Ray set. It features high-definition colourisations of episodes of the Anderson series that were originally made in black and white.
Gerry Anderson created some of the world’s most explosively colourful action series of the 1960s and ’70s: Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet and Space:1999‘s vivid visuals stick in the mind long after viewing, their rich, multi-coloured imagery as memorable as their stories, performances and special effects.
But prior to Stingray Gerry produced three series in black and white – their only colour representation being a small number of on-set stills taken during production. Using these as a basis, key episodes of Four Feather Falls, Supercar and Fireball XL5 have been colourised from High Definition remasters using state-of-the-art software, enabling fans to see their favourite shows in a whole new way!Synopsis from NetworkOnAir
The episodes that will feature in the set are as follows:
Four Feather Falls: First Train Through
Supercar: Pirate Plunder, Supercar “Take One”
Fireball XL5: The Sun Temple, The Granatoid Tanks, A Day in the Life of a Space General
Two compilation features: You’ve Never Seen These & Space City Specials (Both originally featured on Watch.NetworkOnAir.com
The set will also feature a 16-page book featuring frames from the colorised episodes, and outline versions to colour.