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Christopher Allison
Film Handler

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From: Costa Mesa Ca, USA
Registered: Dec 2009


 - posted November 08, 2011 02:57 PM      Profile for Christopher Allison   Email Christopher Allison   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hello,
I was checking out some auctions when i came across this interesting item.

[URL=http://http://www.ebay.com/itm/16mm-Film-Hunchback-Notre-Dame-TINTED-Lon-Chaney-1923-B-W-silent-/330637123493?_trksid=p4340.m1374&_trkparms=algo%3DPI.WATCH%26its%3DC%252BS%26i tu%3DUCC%26otn%3D15%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D4057345875207436295#ht_2519wt_855]web page[/URL]

is this process just for aesthetics or does it have a purpose?

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Brad Kimball
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Highland Mills, NY USA
Registered: Jun 2003


 - posted November 08, 2011 11:31 PM      Profile for Brad Kimball   Email Brad Kimball   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I can live without it. I find it pretty distracting. I'm a bit of a purist. I like to see movies the way they were seen when they were originally released which is why I dislike the new versions of the "Star Wars" movies from the 70s/80s. I'm a believer in don't fix what isn't broken.

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Pasquale DAlessio
Film God

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From: Bristol,RI, USA
Registered: May 2010


 - posted November 08, 2011 11:59 PM      Profile for Pasquale DAlessio   Email Pasquale DAlessio   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
That looks aweful. I wouldn't pay 10.00 for it. A good print ruined. [Frown]

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Wayne Tuell
Master Film Handler

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From: Minden, NV
Registered: Jul 2009


 - posted November 13, 2011 12:42 PM      Profile for Wayne Tuell   Author's Homepage   Email Wayne Tuell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
apparently a few people put a high value on oddly tinted library prints. [Confused]

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