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shown to the acting cqmpany, the
lights turned out, and the pictures
to be seen for the first time, then it
is we sometimes have cold chills and
nervous twitches. We know that
what is locked up in the little box of
film is there to stay for keep, and we
have no way of improving our second
One day last summer I was to see
myself in KINEMACOLOR for the
first time. With added fear and
trembling I approached the ordeal.
The picture was thrown on the
screen, and there was the exact shade
of hair and eyes, the true flesh tints
it was almost spooky, even a little
string of pink beads .about my neck,
why, there they were just as pink as
Now, along with the day's work,
there is added the study of COLOR
SCHEMES. We must consult each
other as to the color of this or that
particular hat or gown to be worn,
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for those working in tne same scenes
must never let colors clash. We
must even consider the wallpaper and
furniture and tapestries that make
up the stage setting.
The days when a man could com
bine brown shoes with full evening
dress and appear correctly dressed on
the screen are no more.
The points that can be made in a
story with the help of color are many:
A man is wounded. We hft a torn
sleeve, there is red blood on his
arms, not a black smudge. You can
even wrote a farce around colon
The Kinemacolor company has pro
duced one such, called "The Lady in
the Red Coat." In bright, joyful
scenes, gay color in a costume cannot
fail to accentuate the joyousness.'
Equally there must be no jarring note
of color in a deathbed scene. Scenes
whose thoughts are in a minor key
can be wonderfully strengthened by
the right suggestion of color.
Fuzzy Lamb Don't you just love to gambol on the green?
Black Sheep Now! but I like to gamble on the red some times.
, The rich are never hanged; it's the
poor, said a California statesman,
and then that state's Progressive
House killed tits anti-capital punish
"I draw what I see," said a com
placent pupil to his drawing master.
"Yes, the shock wilt come," replied
the master, "when you see what you)