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- proper n. An early colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914, which photographed and projected a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.
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The scenery should of course be colored, and while we are waiting for the commercial tri-chroic picture with absolutely true values, we may get along very well with the di-chroic ones, such as those turned out with the so-called Kinemacolor process.
But to cut to the chase, one historical fact about Smith may be of particular interest to libertarians: Smith developed “Kinemacolor,” an early coloring process for motion pictures.
Rathbun follows this with guidelines on local censorship laws and regulations, then rounds off matters with an interesting chapter on colour (covering stencil colour, the Friese-Greene process, Kinemacolor and Gaumont Chronochrome), stereoscopy and synchronised sound films.
Finally, Talbot speculates mostinterestingly on the possibility of the motion picture as a news medium ( "the animated newspaper", or newsreel, was in its infancy), films in colour (he is an observant Kinemacolor sceptic) and motion pictures in the home.
Kinemacolor system gave moviegoers a taste of the real world, and in 1917,