Forsaken

Restoring Sal Watts' Solomon King

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Deaf Crocodile Films
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We're restoring the long-lost, Indie Black urban crime/action film SOLOMON KING (1974) from director/actor/producer/writer Sal Watts.
Backers: 439
Average Pledge Per Backer: $72

Funded: $31,577 of $15,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 1st (31 days)
Project By: Deaf Crocodile Films
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Latest News

Excerpt from interview with Belinda Burton-Watts

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
A little piece from the three-part interview with Belinda Burton-Watts which will be part of the blu-ray release.  Enjoy!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

UK, France and Germany shipping options

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to numerous requests, we have just added shipping options for the UK, France and Germany for the blu-ray.  Keep in mind, this disc will be region A locked, so you'll need a region-free player and those shipping costs are really high - but that's... (Read More)

Pins!

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
They've just arrived and they're glorious! You can order one, or both - or we've added a bundle option where you get both pins and the blu-ray!  (Read More)

You did it!

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch goal reached! Thank you so much! Every pledge will now receive a digital download of the stellar SOLOMON KING soundtrack as a bonus thank you!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound... (Read More)

Typo fixed

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for the patience. The new "THANK YOU" credit pledge reward has now been fixed.  Very sorry about the hassle!  (Read More)

Ooops

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
There's a typo in the "THANK YOU CREDIT 2: More Credits" reward tier. It's meant to show that you'll receive the "THANK YOU" credit and the limited slipcover edition of SOLOMON KING, not ILYA MUROMETS. Please remove your pledge and I'll fix the typo.... (Read More)

More "Thank You" credits now available!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The special "Thank You" credit + limited edition slipcover blu-ray was such a hot item we've decided to offer more! We're only opening 100 more spots and this offer ends THIS FRIDAY as we need time to incorporate the names into the film before... (Read More)

Brand New Trailer!

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Just dropped...our brand new trailer for SOLOMON KING!   (Read More)

20K!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We crossed $20K last night, so as promised here's another clip!  Keep spreading the word - SOLOMON KING IS BACK! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Another restoration sample

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
I'd tweeted this last week.  One of my favorite shots in the film.    You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 fyi...this still has the unrestored audio.  The final product will... (Read More)

$20K treat

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Once we cross $20K I'll tweet another cool little clip from the movie.  :)   (Read More)

Stretch Goal Time!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The rare record that started this whole journey This film's amazing soundtrack is how this journey began, so it's only fitting that it's incredible music be a part of this Kickstarter! If - scratch that, when we reach $25,000 we'll include a... (Read More)

First Goal Reached!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, thank you, thank you!  We reached our first goal of $15,000 in under four days! That's fantastic!  But first goal you ask? Yes! As Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing venture we set the bar reasonably low, but now we get to go after a nice... (Read More)

CANADA added (plus more add-ons)

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Shipping to Canada has been added.  The cost is high, but that's really out of our hands.  Sorry about that!  We've also just added our other blu-ray titles as add-on rewards.   Thanks for all the support so far!   (Read More)

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