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Magnetic film resolves troubles with film sound

Photo caption: IA animators in television have demonstrated their skills and creativity over the years, designing and drawing animated commercials and features.

Magnetic film allowed the sound editor to review the dailies and decide which scenes need to be dubbed, that is, dialogue and sound effects produced in soundproofed studios and added to the magnetic film.  The film that is to be dubbed is separated from the rest of the film into “loops,” thus giving us the Hollywood term “looping.”

Dialogue editors painstakingly matched the new sound with the lip movements of the actors, along with the original sound effects.

In Cinemascope, it was especially important to put the sound in the right place, because there were three sound positions on the wide screen, and if the voice or sound effect was on the right while the actor or action was on the left, the impact of Cinemascope was greatly reduced.