Quote Originally Posted by David A. Goldfarb
Well, it's a nice looking paper.

I've heard it said that gold chloride accounted for the high cost of Super-XX compared to other Kodak films. Any truth to that?

No truth to that one whatsoever.

Gold is used at such a low level it may be considered a trace element. However, at the amount used by EK making all of that film, it was a big expenditure in the budget nevertheless. It just was insignificant on a per roll basis. And, it still is.