The history of color photography in motion pictures, in particular the Technicolor company's work.

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Cammie King Conlon ...
Herself - Step-daughter of Dr. Herbert Kalmus
Richard J. Goldberg ...
Himself - Dr., Technicolor research scientist 1953-65
Robert Gitt ...
Himself - Preservationist, UCLA Film and Television Archive (voice)
Fred Basten ...
Himself - Author of 'Glorious Technicolor'
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Himself - President, Technicolor Worldwide Filmgroup
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The history of color photography in motion pictures, in particular the Technicolor company's work.

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Released on the 2003 DVD of The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). See more »

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The documentation completely ignores the earlier German system "Agfacolor" which is the mother of all modern multi-layer color systems. See more »

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Features The Kiss (1929) See more »

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Now available on DVD.
11 October 2003 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

This entertaining documentary is now available on Disk 2 of the 2003 re-release of The Adventures of Robin Hood. Angela Lansbury narrates a history of color in the movies. The emphasis is on the development of the Technicolor process. Clips of dozens of feature films and shorts are featured.


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