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A trademark for a method of making color motion pictures in which films sensitive to different primary colors are exposed simultaneously and are later superimposed to produce the full-color print.


(Film) trademark the process of producing colour film by means of superimposing synchronized films of the same scene, each of which has a different colour filter, to obtain the desired mix of colour


(ˈtɛk nɪˌkʌl ər)
1. Trademark. a system of making color motion pictures by means of superimposing the three primary colors to produce a final colored print.
2. (often l.c.) flamboyant or lurid, as in color, meaning, or detail.


Three films, each sensitive to different colors, run simultaneously in a special camera. Superseded by Eastmancolor, which uses a single film run in a standard camera.
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Noun1.technicolor - a trademarked method of making color motion pictures
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)


® [ˈteknɪˌkʌləʳ]
A. Ntecnicolor ® m
in Technicoloren tecnicolor
B. ADJen tecnicolor, de tecnicolor


nTechnicolor® nt


® [ˈtɛknɪˌkʌləʳ]
1. nTechnicolor ® m
2. adj (fam) → in technicolor
a Technicolor sunset → un tramonto in technicolor
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Hess and Dabholkar describe, in great detail, the emergence of the Technicolor Corporation in 1918, the "tricks" such as 3-D imagery, widescreen, and stereophonic sound, and other largely unsuccessful gimmicks that were being tested in order to differentiate the movie going experience from the small screen and, it was hoped, stem bleeding ticket sales.
degrees in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his first industry job was as a research physicist at Technicolor Corporation in 1951.