On 02/04/2013, [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Once such a film is transferred, what software is there for removing 
> scratches and such flaws? Last time I looked I could find nothing.
You can see the process in action in the mini-feature on restoration
that comes with "Gone With the Wind" (and other movies) on Blu-Ray.

Basically, each frame is treated with the same clone or healing tools
that are used in Photoshop. So any software that can split the movie
into single frames which can be imported into Photoshop would do.

It is very labour intensive, which is why for instance most of the films
restored and released by the British Film Institute do not have the
marks removed.

Don Cox
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