At left are Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick in “Days of Wine and Roses.” At right are Patricia Neal and Paul Newman in “Hud.” Neal won an Oscar.

Seeing The World Without Color

When my son was young, he didn’t like to watch movies or TV shows in black and white. Obviously, they didn’t look like the world he saw every day. Eventually, his mother made him realize that a classic like “The Dick Van Dyke Show” was great despite a lack of color.

It wasn’t a choice for me as an adolescent and young teen in the 1960s and early 1970s. All I saw were monochrome movies and TV shows until the…

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