The Color of Whiteness: How Kodachrome Colored the World Pink | marksimpson.com
Mark Simpson on how Kodachrome was devised to flatter Caucasian skin – ‘colorization’ changed the way we saw the world. (Originally appeared in the Independent on Sunday, 14 September 2003) Living as we do in a makeover world where everything, from historic buildings, to royal families, to working-class political parties has been revamped and redecorated by [...]
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The name is Betty. Married to Tony Perkins. Psycho is the best movie in the world and happens to be half my life. Bogart & Bacall make up the other half. Classic Hollywood for absolute ever. This blog consists mainly of Tony, Bogie and Betty, with frequent nods to other flawless beings such as...