An evening's entertainment: the age of the silent feature picture, 1915-1928
The 10-volume, illustrated series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century right up to 1990. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade a
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Film Color Until the introduction of Eastman Color multilayer negative and
printing stock in 1949, color in film was largely a matter of craft. During the 1915-
1928 period, color systems might be natural or artificial, with the latter by far the
To solve these problems, Kelley joined forces with Max Handschiegl in 1926 and
began to use Handschiegl's imbibition process to produce single-coated release
prints under the name Kelley Color. But by this time the color film market was ...
Projection through colored filters was also sometimes employed, but this was
essentially an exhibitor's technique and not under the control of the filmmakers.
For an excellent general discussion of the use of color in motion pictures, see
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These are the initial three volumes in a projected ten-volume series, scheduled for completion in 1993, which explores American cinema through the 1980s. Musser, who teaches film studies at NYU and ... Read full review