orthochromatic film

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Noun1.orthochromatic film - a photographic film sensitive to green and blue and violet light
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
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(Flaherty's pioneering use of panchromatic rather than orthochromatic film stock also does wonders for the film's sensual impact, especially regarding its sculptural textures of skin, clouds, and sea.)
Running film that is not orthochromatic through a processor in which orthochromatic film is run changes the processor's chemistry and can affect daily QC outcomes.
Filmmakers had to replace orthochromatic film with panchromatic stock, noisy arc and Cooper-Hewitt vapor lights with incandescent lighting, the noisy Bell and Howell studio cameras with blimped Mitchells, standard theater screens with perforated screens (to allow the sound from the speakers to penetrate the auditoriums), fixed microphones with movable booms, and a host of other changes and innovations.