Kesdacolor

Subtractive 2 color: Line screen filter, duplitized film stock
”The process as illustrated in USP 1431309 was a two-color additive process, but it is stated that it could be a three- or four-color process. For the original photography, the negative was exposed through a line screen composed of alternate bands ...
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1 Image

Polychromide

Subtractive 2 color: Beam-splitter, later bi-pack, mordant dye
“Polychromide, a two-color subtractive process invented in 1918 by Aron Hamburger, achieved limited commercial success overseas, and was occasionally employed in England as late as 1933. Originally an orthochromatic and a panchromatic negative were ...
  • Koshofer

57 Images in 1 Gallery

Gilmore Color

Additive 2 color: Rotary filter
“Gilmore’s two-color additive process was based on a patent granted to F. E. Ives in 1918. A unique optical system exposed two images in pairs, and quarter-turned them lengthwise side by side on standard 35 mm film stock. One of the images was ...
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1 Image

Prizma II

Subtractive 2 color: Toning on double coated film
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147 Images in 11 Galleries

Douglass Color No. 2

Subtractive 2 color: Separations, multi-layer prints
“Douglass Color No. 2 (1919). The two negatives of the Douglass Color system No. 1 were printed on a positive. In this updated version of the process, rather than projecting the frames through red and green filters, both latent images were ...

Cinekrome

Additive 2 color: Beam-splitter

Zoechrome

Subtractive 3 color: Multi-layer printing
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16 Images in 1 Gallery

Keller-Dorian

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
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12 Images in 1 Gallery

Technicolor No. II

Subtractive 2 color: 2 toned films cemented
The first subtractive 2 color process introduced by Technicolor captured the incoming light through a beam splitter with red and green filters also. However, in contrast to the first Technicolor process, the two b/w images were recorded on one ...
  • Margaret Herrick Library

102 Images in 5 Galleries

Traube / Uvachrome

Subtractive 3 color: Mordanting, dye transfer, wash-off relief, still photography
“In the imbibition process, a dye image is transferred from a gelatin relief image to a receiving layer made either of paper or film. Charles Cros described this method of “hydrotypie” transfer printing in 1880 and suggested it ...
  • Pénichon (2013)

3 Images

Colorcraft

Additive 2 color: Bi-pack, double-coated

Kelleycolor

Subtractive 2 color: Dye transfer
“In 1919 Kelley produced a series of coloured cartoons which were drawn by Pinto Colvig. In 1924 he introduced “Kelleycolor,” which was an imbibition process. Two colours were imbibed on a black-and-white key image. In 1926 he ...
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1 Image

Chromo-Film

Additive 3 color: Double-sized film, rotary filter

Szczepanik

Additive 3 color: Moving lenses
“The process of J. Szczepanik in 1925 was impracticable. He used a non-intermittent camera having a chain of eighteen lenses moving together with the film behind a collimating lens, three pictures being simultaneously exposed.” (Klein, ...

Warner-Powrie

Additive 3 color: Line screen
“The Warner-Powrie process patented in 1905 was the earliest commercial process using a screen made with bichromated colloid. A glass plate was thinly coated with bichromated gelatin or fish glue and exposed to light through a screen having ...

Horst

Additive 3 color: Beam-splitter, 65 mm negative
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4 Images in 1 Gallery

Spicer-Dufay

Additive 3 color: Line screen (réseau), 35 mm reversal
For a description of Spicer-Dufay see detail page on Dufaycolor)
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9 Images in 1 Gallery

Auto Natural Color / Bernardi

Additive 3 color: Beam-splitter, substandard

Technic-Colour

Subtractive 2 color: Beam-splitter, duplitized

Gevaert Positif Color

Applied colors: Pretinted film

Cinecolor additive 2 color / Cinecolour

Additive 2 color: Beam-splitter, substandard
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2 Images

Busch Process

Additive 2 color: Beam-splitter, red-green
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4 Images

Hérault Trichrome

Additive 3 color: Alternately stained in red, green and blue
“The Hérault Trichrome process was demonstrated in Paris on 1 October 1926, with three films made by A. Rodde — a fashion show, a documentary on Brittany and a tableau of the Legend of the King of Ys. Hérault Trichrome was an extension of ...
  • Herault Trichrome

7 Images

Cox Multicolor

Additive 2 color: Rotary filter

Color Cinema Corporation

Subtractive 2 color: Bi-pack, double-coated
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2 Images

Technicolor No. III

Subtractive 2 color: Beam-splitter, dye transfer
The third Technicolor process used the same camera as process no. II to combine a pair of frames of the red and green record respectively on the b/w negative (see image). In contrast to the former process, however, the two images were printed on one ...
  • Margaret Herrick Library

384 Images in 20 Galleries

Lignose Naturfarbenfilm

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen
  • Pénichon (2013)

3 Images

Tinted film base / Kodak Sonochrome

Applied colors: Tinted film for sound films
Kodak Sonochrome was a specially prepared tinted film for sound film that did not interfere with the spectral sensitivity of the photo-electric cell for the reading of the optical sound track. The 17 Sonochrome tints were dyed in mainly light hues ...
  • Sonochrome Sound Test

23 Images in 1 Gallery

Mroz Farbenfilm

Additive 2 color: Alternately stained images, 16 mm

Kodacolor / Keller-Dorian Color

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
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11 Images