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The Print Medium's Daily News Press From Field Reportage To Home Delivery - Nearly 3 Hours Of Vintage Historical Footage Packed Into 9 Films On 1 All Regions DVD!
17 DAYS: THE STORY OF NEWSPAPER IN THE MAKING (1945, 16:33)
Remember that famous newsreel clip of New York City's Mayor LaGuardia reading the Dick Tracy comic strip to kids during a newspaper strike? Well, here it is, right from the source it comes from, in this film documentation of the Big Apple's 1945 newspaper delivery driver strike and the extraordinary lengths people would go to get their newspapers.
DATELINE: LONG ISLAND (1950s, 43:30)
The history and operations of Newsday, Long Island's newspaper, with footage as much about the geographical market of the paper as it is the exposition of the newspapers manifold operations.
TREES TO TRIBUNES (1937, 19:56 Sound/25:15 Silent)
The Chigaco Tribune presentation that's really two films in one - an 1937 sound film documentating the production of news print from the forest to the factory floor, and a silent film of an earlier era capturing the rest of the process of producing a paper, from reporting staff to editors to mass scale printing and finally to the subscriber's door.
GOOD NEIGHBORS (1944, 21:54)
An engaging Minneapolis Star Journal And Tribune wartime presentation exhibitin the people and technology behind the newspaper's daily operations and its contributions to the life of their community.
JOURNALISM (1940, 10:38)
The "'write'" stuff of the cosmos of U. S. journalism immediately prior to American participation in World War II, chronicling what was expected of writers and editors during the prime time days of print.
NEWSPAPER STORY (1950, 37:00)
Encyclopedia Britannica's clear and complete explanation of how a single story goes through all series of processes to end up as a story in your delivered paper.
PRINTING (1947, 10:41)
A Vocational Guidance Films, Inc. presentation on the variety of entry-level jobs available in printing operations to students entering the work force.
SPOT NEWS (1937, 9:15)
A celebration of the wonders of the wire transmission of photos and its permanent impact on print media.
TRIBUNE-AMERICAN DREAM PICTURE (1924, Silent, 7:25)
An endearing but by any measure bizarre silent reel by the Oakland Tribune-American which makes into the film the winning entry in the paper's "Most Unusual Dream" contest.
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