An analysis of an idealized film-grain model suggests that any photographic emulsion may be significantly more sensitive in holographic imagery than in conventional imagery. Experiments with Kodak Plus-X emulsion show that such an improvement of sensitivity can indeed be realized.
J. W. GOODMAN, R. B. MILES, and R. B. KIMBALL, "Comparative Noise Performance of Photographic Emulsions in Holographic and Conventional Imagery," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 58, 609-614 (1968)