Restored: The first film shot in colour

Posted: September 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

Film archivists from the Science Museum in London have revived the earliest known film segments to be shot in colour.

The obscure film segments were long considered failed prototypes, blurry flickers of color seen by no more than a handful of people before being consigned to an archive. But the National Media Museum in the northern England city of Bradford said digitization had effectively rescued the footage, unlocking remarkably modern-looking images created more than a century ago.

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Story: Raphael G. Satter, AP | Photo: AP, National Media Museum

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