Filmmaker Stories

Episode 27: The History of the Iconic Colorama Display

August 23, 2016

This week’s episode explores the Kodak Colorama. A back-lit picture standing 60 feet wide and 18 feet tall in Grand Central Station in New York City, the Colorama was an incredible feat of Kodak’s science and art. Built to encourage shooting with color film, these impressive photographs were an iconic marketing display that ran from 1950-1990. Listen in as we talk with Steve Kelly, Kathy Connor and Ross Knapper about how they came to be.

Learn more about the George Eastman Museum’s traveling Colorama Display: Referenced documentary: “The Kodak Colorama: The stories behind the pictures”

The Kodakery
The History of the Iconic Colorama Display
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