‘The Wizard of Oz 3D,”Showing Just One Week in Cleveland, Is Truly Wonderful: Review

Sept 17, 2013 It’s all just enhanced in the newly restored, painstakingly converted 3D version. Though viewers had been asking for years, Warner Bros. would not sign off on altering their prized possession until they were sure the process would meet the high standards of the original black and white and color film. It began with a high resolution scanning of the original Technicolor negative. The restored 2D image was then transformed by creating a depth-map of each frame to construct 3D imagery and determine distances from the viewer’s vantage point. This was followed by the use of a rotoscope to refine distances and layer shapes. It was worth the effort.