Technicolor Movies

The History of Dye Transfer Printing


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About the Book

Using extensive research and interviews with many of the surviving Technicolor technicians, the history of dye printing and the events leading to its demise are fully covered. (The Beijing Film Laboratory is the only facility currently using the process.) Included are diagrams of how the process worked and an extensive listing of U.S. feature films printed with it.

About the Author(s)

Film director Richard W. Haines is also the author of The Moviegoing Experience, 1968–2001 2003). He lives in New York.

Bibliographic Details

Richard W. Haines
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 168
Bibliographic Info: photos, diagrams, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2003 [1993]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-1809-1
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8075-3
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“succinctly and in depth…vivid and precise as the process itself”—Choice; “a detailed history”—Classic Images; “useful”—Communication Booknotes Quarterly; “an exceptional must-read book about the most famous color process of them all…key volume…here is a book that lays out the facts…collectors of film memorabilia and DVDs will find this book indispensable…no serious film person can be without it…must-have book”—Fulvue