Black and white
Black-and-white (B/W or B&W) images combine black and white in a continuous spectrum, producing a range of shades of gray. In the 1910s through 1950s, all to some movies were made only in black and white.
The earliest television broadcasts were transmitted in black-and-white, and received and displayed by black-and-white only television sets. Scottish inventor John Logie Baird demonstrated the world's first color television transmission on July 3, 1928
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- For the effect this caused for team uniforms in televised sports, see: Away colours.