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Dear ZZ

Can all Black & White movies be converted to Color movies?.

Examples - Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy movies.

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Prashant

Answer
Yes, all B&W movies may be colorized if one wants to do do.

It is a laborious and takes lots of man hours due to the fact that each frame must be done one at a time. There are some automation techniques which will speed up the process but it still represents a considerable investment of money to complete a full duration movie.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_colorization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btxd7oqI5No

Automation of colorizing may come in 10 years of more but for now it requires a frame by frame effort to get the job done still.  

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Electronics questions about AC, DC and digital theory.

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Graduate electrical engineer with over 40 years in electronic design, manufacturing, project organization and patent review. Experience in fields of industrial and consumer electronics (audio, video, acoustics, etc.)

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IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers); Senior Life member AES (Audio Engineering Society), Fellow Life member

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BSEE University of North Dakota

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