Colour in Silk Stockings

The palette and colour scheme of Silk Stockings laid out from the very beginning of the film, in the credits: subtle, muted, original, gorgeous. The opposite of the use of primaries in the vibrant ‘glorious’ technicolour then prevalent. Shown to every advantage in the new Warners Archive video.

Followed the screening with Catherine Grant’s great ‘Fated to be Mated: An Architectural Promenade’, which everyone loved. You can see it here:

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