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Seven Chances: A Meeting of Art and Engineering

When Buster Keaton’s classic comedy Seven Chances was released in 1925, it contained a brief three-minute sequence in early Technicolor.  In those days, Technicolor was still experimental and used only two of the three primary colors, red and green.  For technical reasons, it was impossible to complete the spectrum and add blue until 1934. in [...]
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