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From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: Smile
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 23:15:55 -0500
References: <+wTleLhXn769EwIg@gododdin.demon.co.uk> <email@example.com>
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 23:12:35 -0500, Keith R. Williams
> >In article <+wTleLhXn769EwIg@gododdin.demon.co.uk>,
> >email@example.com says...
> >> In message , Markku Nivalainen
> >> writes
> >> >: 'Charge of the Light Brigade' and 'The Longest Day' are two that I can
> >> >: remember from years past.
> >> >
> >> >'Night of the living dead'! Man, what's the point in colorizing it?
> >> >
> >> >: Seemed like a good idea 10 years-or-so when it started ....... but
> >> >: whatever happened to it?
> >> >:
> >> >: Anybody know?
> >> >
> >> >Beats me, luckily they stopped. What's wrong with b&w?
> >> Well, a lot of films were made in b/w as a cost-saving measure. Also, a
> >> lot of early episodes of long-running TV series were filmed in b/w
> >> because colour TV didn't exist at the time of production.
> >> No doubt that there were a few films that looked better in b/w .......
> >> it's just that I can't think of any :-)
> >Young Frankenstien!
> > Keith
> Excellent film - remember sseing it when it first came out.
> The whole of the audienced boo'ed for the first minute or so
> until they realis/zed the effect of it being in b/w.
Ok, then how about Dr. Strangelove (or How I Learned to Love the
My point is that there are several movies that were *designed* to
be in B&W. Colorization adds nothing to any movie and would be
an act against civilization for many.
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