FILM RESTORATION & PUBLICATION PLEDGE PROJECTS
The Squadron is not actively taking pledges for any projects at the moment.
THE LOST WESTERN COLLECTION
featuring Leo Maloney, Allene Ray, Franklyn Farnum, Ben Wilson, Neva Gerber, Tom Tyler
We've been generously offered access to 35mm original prints of a number of newly discovered long-thought-lost Western films, which we'd like to offer you on DVD.
OVERLAND BOUND (1929) featuring Leo Maloney, Allene Ray, Jack Perrin, Hal Taliaferro, Starlight the Horse and Bullet the Dog (silent version of what is considered to be the first sound-era Western)
DOUBLE-BARRELLED JUSTICE (1925) featuring Franklyn Farnum
THE BAITED TRAP (1926) featuring Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber, stars of THE TRAIL OF THE OCTOPUS, with Al Ferguson and Fang the Marvel Dog
PIONEERS OF THE WEST (1929) featuring Tom Tyler, J. P, McGowan, Charlotte Winn and Mack V. Wright
Source: 35mm original prints
Status: Not yet scheduled
ADVENTURES OF TARZAN
featuring Elmo Lincoln and Louise Lorraine
(Upgrade to full versions of first 6 episodes of 10-episode edition)
The existing Squadron edition of this serial contains condensed and edited versions of the first 5 episodes. This edition will upgrade that set with new transfers of the complete episodes from original nitrate reels in excellent condition. (The second half of the serial as is is much more complete)
Source: 35mm original reels
Status: We have had a generous offer of sponsorship for this title so it has been green-lighted and is now awaiting transfer!