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Paul Suchy
Expert Film Handler

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From: Westchester, IL, USA
Registered: Jun 2003

 - posted July 19, 2003 05:35 PM      Profile for Paul Suchy   Author's Homepage   Email Paul Suchy   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I have a Derran print of THE WIZARD OF OZ, and although the print quality is excellent, the black and white portion has a definite blue tint to it; I know this is due to the problem of using color stock for B&W. Are the Ken film prints done with B&W stock? I could probably correct my print a little by using a filter, but that's just another thing to fiddle with while showing a film. My Derran print is recent-are the older prints any better?

Paul Suchy

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Mike Peckham
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: West Sussex, UK.
Registered: Jun 2003

 - posted July 20, 2003 03:02 AM      Profile for Mike Peckham   Email Mike Peckham   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
My copy of Wizard... has the B&W section on B&W stock, there is a definate splice where it changes to colour. I always assumed that it was a Derann print but maybe not. I'd be interested to know if it is in fact a Ken print because the colour has held up very well, much better than the Ken prints in my collection.


Auntie Em must have stopped wondering where I am by now...

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Kevin Faulkner
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From: Essex UK
Registered: Jun 2003

 - posted July 20, 2003 07:45 AM      Profile for Kevin Faulkner         Edit/Delete Post 
Found many Derann releases on the Agfa Poly stock have this blue look. [Frown] I have a copy of The Dambusters which is printed on Agfa stock and its dead neutral. [Smile] Hope it stays that way.


GS1200 Xenon with Elmo 1.0...great combo along with a 16-CL Xenon for that super bright white light.

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