Slice of MIT: Stories from MIT Presented by the MIT Alumni Association
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The Slice of MIT Podcast blog offers a taste of Institute life—amazing discoveries, fascinating alumni, interesting research—for alumni and listeners interested in MIT. Read more at http://slice.mit.edu/.
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Color by Technicolor: An MIT Story
6 days ago
The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ow their electric blue skies, golden yellow brick road, ruby red slippers, and fiery landscapes to Technicolor...an innovation that came out of MIT. In this Slice of MIT podcast, we take a trip back in time to learn just how Technicolor came to life and discover the MIT alumni behind many classics of the golden age of Hollywood.
The Color by Techniolor podcast includes interviews with William Uricchio, and additional research and audio from the Old Time Radio Researchers Group, the National Archives, and the MIT Archives. Additional narration was provided by Jay London and Russell Boulais. “Darxiland,” “Plucky Daisy,” and “Merry Go Slower” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com).