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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The Bioscope

  • Kinemacolor system gave moviegoers a taste of the real world, and in 1917,

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