More Notes on Newsreels

Farber, Manny
October 1944
New Republic;10/16/44, Vol. 111 Issue 16, p495
Focuses on the making of newsreels with an emphasis on improving the quality of individual events covered in the U.S. Concern of the newsreels in exhibiting material that shows some substantial degree of what Americans are like and what they have done; Presentation of traditional subject matter in newsreels; Responsibility of the newsreels to show visual proof that the incident actually occurred and to give an understanding of the events and the people in them; Legal difficulties faced by newsreel people in places prohibiting the use of cameras inside them.


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