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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
Tech•ni•col•or(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 Superseded by Eastmancolor, which uses a single film run in a standard camera.