Motion Picture Education (Google eBook)

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Standard publishing Company, 1917 - Education - 353 pages
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Page 195 - ... Flushing. In the Manhattan and Bronx exhibitions, the Department is assisted by the Tuberculosis Committee of the Charity Organization Society ; in the Brooklyn and Queens exhibitions, by the Tuberculosis Committee of the Brooklyn Bureau of Charities. Each exhibition consists of four reels of films The Story of a Consumptive The Production and Handling of Milk, The City Beautiful, and The Little Cripple.
Page 320 - Unfortunately, however, this camera man would not reveal the details of his invention, so we must confine ourselves to the generally followed plan. Before setting out on your journey, store the film in air-tight cans and place adhesive plaster all round the edges of the lids. If you take my advice you will not burden yourself with more film than you actually need, as it deteriorates rapidly. If you can arrange to have small consignments despatched as required, so much the better. Once you have arrived...
Page 149 - that these entertainments do as much to stimulate interest in Sunday-school work as anything else." Not so long ago the superintendent of the Sunday school attached to the Central Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, Illinois, inaugurated a series of motion-picture shows. These are given on Friday nights, and only those pupils who have been regular in their Sunday-school attendance receive tickets of admission. The Rev. Oscar C. Helming, pastor of the University Church, Fifty-sixth Street and Madison...
Page 320 - Reload the camera only just before you plan to "shoot." You may experience considerable difficulty in turning the crank, for the heat is apt to heat the brass and make it too hot to be operated with the bare hands. A pair of gloves will therefore come in handy. The developing is best done on the spot with as little delay as possible. A camera man of my acquaintance told 318 me of his experiences while working in the Sudan.
Page 319 - ... confronted with new problems, which result through the unhealthy climate, the uncertain light values, and the intense heat. I know of a cinematographer who made a trip to the Canal Zone during the rainy season. When he removed the film from the cans it was soft, and within an hour of placing it in the box of the camera it was as wet as wet could be, while the following morning it was completely covered with mildew. How may this be avoided? One cinematographer, working in the heart of Africa,...
Page 176 - In 1912, Dr. TH Weisenburg, professor of clinical neurology at the MedicoChirurgical College, Philadelphia, presented five reels of films dealing with nervous and mental diseases, at the Academy of Medicine. The leading picture introduced twentysix patients for the purpose of demonstrating dementia prascox, which was followed by cases of maniac depressive insanity, chronic mania, paranoid states, paresis and melancholia.
Page 221 - Have the operator focus the projection machine exactly in the middle of the screen, not an inch to the right or the left, or an inch below or above. If this is not attended to, no matter in what advantageous position a spectator sits he will either have to hold his head up high or else the players in the. picture appear unnaturally long and slim. The rays of light take a straight path, and if they are compelled to turn aside, a peculiar, annoying effect is produced. In selecting...
Page 149 - Sunday school is concerned, he gave motion-picture entertainments to seventeen thousand children during the first year of operation. "I firmly believe," he said, "that these entertainments do as much to stimulate interest in Sunday-school work as anything else." Not so long ago the superintendent of the Sunday school attached to the Central Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, Illinois, inaugurated a series of motion-picture shows. These are given on Friday nights, and only those pupils who have been...
Page 219 - ... spread further. Here an expense of $65 is involved, but it is worth it in the interests of "safety first." This booth, made of galvanized iron, gives the operator plenty of room in which to work, and is shipped in parts, the whole easily being set up with nuts and bolts. Carbons are needed to run the projector, and it is cheaper to buy these by the case, which contains one thousand. They cost from $17 to $44, but prices vary according to market conditions. The next important link is the screen....
Page 321 - ... working in the Sudan discovered that sunrise is the ideal time for developing in the tropics. Then the air is not too warm and the water, kept in canvas buckets since the heat of the previous day, is cool. This operator used an oblong straw hut, 17 feet by II feet, as a dark room. The inner lining to keep out the light was a red and black Turkey cloth, slightly smaller in size. No ventilation was provided. There were openings both at the top and the end to accommodate the wooden frames. In the...

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