Where does 'The Wizard of Oz' number in terms of first color films?
Among the first 100 talkies made in color is the number
that "The Wizard of Oz" holds among first color films.
Specifically, color filming involved what came to be known as
the Technicolor three-strip process. The process ended up under the
control of Walt Disney Studios until 1935. Walt Disney Studios
circulated a Technicolor specialist among those studios interested
in changing over to color feature filming.