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Donisthorpe

Description

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.

Secondary Sources

Anonymous (1913): Colour Cinematography. A New Process. In: The Bioscope, 346,XIX, May, p. 619. View Quote