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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 13, 1913, Image 13

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HIS JOB IS MAKING COLOR PICTURES
David Miles, Cornell man, member
of the Gamma Delta fraternity and a
descendant of the good old New Eng-
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land stock, is the man who is utiliz
ing the sunlight to make a success of
the Kmemacolor moving picture, the
colored picture.
He is the manager and chief direc
tor of the big color picture concern
which has its main studio at Holly
wood, Cal.
He is also the originator of the
1,000-foot comedy roles which pre
ceded the split-reel comedy film.
He is the man who is successfully
reproducing all kinds of light effects
and colors in the broad sunlight
The whole secret is a simple look
ing screen which is inserted in the
regular camera machine. This screen
is alternately colored red and green,
It is revolved at an even pace. Inas
much as the Kinemacolor process re
quires twice as many exposures per
second as the ordinary black and
white process, the camera shutter
and the projecting machine must be
run at twice the ordinary speed
say, thirty-two pictures per second,
mstead of sixteen.
The revolving screen, working in
harmony with the rest of the ma
chine and In front of the film, catches

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