Advertisement for Kinemacolor

Made:
c. 1911 in London
maker:
Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited
printer:
Dangerfield Printing Company Limited

Kinemacolor advertisement

An advertisement for Kinemacolor by the Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited, printed by the Dangerfield Printing Company in London, c. 1911. The advertisement boasts that Kinemacolor is 'The only system of Animated Pictures in the Actual Colors of Nature'.

An advertisement for Kinemacolor by the Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited, printed by the Dangerfield Printing Company in London, c. 1911.

The two-colour motion picture process, Kinemacolor, was invented by the British film producer, George Albert Smith (1864-1959), and patented in 1906. It was taken up by the American entrepreneur, Charles Urban, and became the first commercially successful motion picture colour process. Urban formed the Natural Color Kinematograph Company in 1909.

The advertisement boasts that Kinemacolor is 'The only system of Animated Pictures in the Actual Colors of Nature'.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
2005-5002/3/1/62
type:
advertisement
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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