Fort Ti is a 1953 American 3-D Western film directed by William Castle, and starring George Montgomery and Joan Vohs. Written by Robert E. Kent, the film is the first Western to be released in 3-D and the first 3-D feature to be released in Technicolor by a major studio. Fort Ti was produced by Esskay Pictures Corporation, and was distributed by Columbia Pictures in the United States.

The film is set in 1759 at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War.

William Castle (born William Schloss Jr.; April 24, 1914 – May 31, 1977) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor.

Orphaned at 11, Castle dropped out of high school at 15 to work in the theater. He came to the attention of Columbia Pictures for his talent for promotion and was hired. He learned the trade of filmmaking and became a director, acquiring a reputation for being able to churn out competent B-movies quickly and on budget. He eventually struck out on his own, producing and directing thrillers, which, despite their low budgets, he effectively promoted using gimmicks, a trademark for which he is best known. He was also the producer for FORT TI!

William Castle says Sam Katzman was inspired to make the film by the success of Bwana Devil. Castle says he “decided to throw every goddamn thing I could think of at the camera” in the movie.

3-D supervision was by M.L. Gunzburg, creator of the Natural Vision 3-D system that had initiated the 3-D boom, previously used on Bwana Devil and House of Wax. The film was shot at Columbia Studios and on location in Utah and Southern California.

color, fullscreen, mono, anaglyph 3D. VHS webrip, rescued from the internet by me in the 2000 era. cleaned and color corrected by me, it now looks and sounds better, with good quality anaglyph 3D effect. color, mono, fullscreen, 70 minutes, includes 2 pair glasses. DVD-R comes packaged as shown in color DVD case, wrapped in plastic!


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