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Pioneer of Film Colorization Reflects on His Career

San Diegan Barry Sandrew was a pioneer in the field of film colorization and continues to revolutionize the process of making old films look new with his company Legend Films.

Pioneer of Film Colorization Reflects on His Career

Originally aired August 27, 2007.

Tom Fudge: Colorization of old black-and-white movies is controversial for today's film makers. But Barry Sandrew only worries about doing it well. He colorized movies for Ted Turner as the head of a company called American Film Technologies. Today, he's still in the business with Legend Films, based in San Diego. He got involved in the business as a neurologist at Harvard, working on colorizing CAT scans.

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