This Day in Jewish History 1935: Two Musicians Invent Film That Makes Color Pop

Leopold Godowsky, Jr. and Leopold Mannes, both born to musical families, were disappointed with the quality of color film available a century ago. The product they developed for Kodak remained in use until 2009.

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On April 15, 1935, Eastman Kodak introduced its revolutionary new Kodachrome color film to the public, a product that had been developed over a period of 18 years not by a team of engineers, but by two...