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Technicolor: Quiz


Question 1: The Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation was founded in ________ in 1914 by Herbert Kalmus, Daniel Frost Comstock, and W.
DenverMassachusettsPhoenix, ArizonaBoston

Question 2: Exhibition required a special projector with two ________ (one with a red filter and the other with a green filter), two lenses, and an adjustable prism that aligned the two images on the screen.
Focal lengthF-numberPhotographyAperture

Question 3: This process is referred to as "dye imbibition", a technique which was commonly used in conventional offset printing or ________ but which the Technicolor process utilized on film.

Question 4: Technicolor was the second major color film process, after Britain's ________, and the most widely used color motion picture process in Hollywood from 1922 to 1952.
Color motion picture filmKinemacolorCharles UrbanLondon

Question 5: Live-action use of three-strip Technicolor was first seen in a musical number of the ________ feature The Cat and the Fiddle, released February 16, 1934.
Warner Bros.Metro-Goldwyn-MayerAcademy Award for Best PictureUnited Artists

Question 6: Parts of ________, the 2004 biopic of Howard Hughes, were digitally manipulated to imitate color processes that were available during the periods each scene takes place.
As Good as It GetsIntrusive thoughtsSocial anxiety disorderThe Aviator (2004 film)

Question 7: The gelatin film strip was then soaked with a dye complementary to the color recorded by the film: cyan for red, magenta for green, and yellow for blue (see also: ________ for a technical discussion of color printing).
RGB color modelCMYK color modelHSL and HSVColor space

Question 8: Technicolor unveiled their stereoscopic camera for ________ in March 1953.
IMAXWarner Bros.Avatar (2009 film)3-D film

Question 9: That, and the bulk of the cameras and a lack of experience with three-color ________ made for skepticism in the studio board rooms.

Question 10: Since the ________ of the stocks used were fairly slow, early Technicolor productions required a greater amount of lighting than a black and white production.
Film speedPhotographyExposure (photography)Digital photography


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