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    Sophipygian AW Moderator Alessandra Kelley's Avatar
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    1922 color motion picture film

    http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault...src=most_viral

    This was an early Kodachrome test. It's four minutes of actresses posing and vamping for the camera. Fascinating stuff!

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    Oh wow, I love that so much!!! I was just learning more about Kodachrome in a class yesterday, too, so good timing.

    Here's a couple more super cool very early colour bits of film:

    c. 1903: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcIvm0YW_6A

    1912: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzn3C...DD0401&index=8
    My (non-writing) blog: The Passion of Former Days, connecting to the people of the past through pictures

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