The film is recorded through alternating red and green filters, creating two color separations. After development, the print is placed in two alternating dye-baths, toning the blacks green and the whites red. Additionally, a black-and-white copy is developed, the final result consisting of two prints; one in color and one in black and white. In projection, the two prints are superimposed.
Donisthorpe was an avid inventor; for instance, he filed patents in the realms of stereoscopy, printing processes, cameras and sound.