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Something wonderful to see in the spring when people feel like going out.

Although the feature Mysterious Island was promoted as “All Technicolor”, in actuality, only 7234 of its original 8569 feet were filmed in color; most of the underwater sequences were filmed in B&W and tinted green, in the usual fashion of the 1920s, and some shots of explosions were enlivened by using the Kelley Color/Handschiegl spot-coloring process.


T5AGP6 THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND 1929 Lionel Barrymore Lloyd Hughes Jane Daly ( aka Jacqueline Gadsdon ) director Lucien Hubbard novel Jules Verne All Technicolor Metro Goldwyn Mayer. Image shot 1929. Exact date unknown.

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