The development of cinematography from its primitive beginnings through emergence as a serious art form in the late 1920s. Film clips and interviews with veterans of the period like Karl Brown and George Folsey are highlighted.
Did You Know?
Bitzer was a technician who put Griffith's ideas onto celluloid.
Features A Sainted Devil
The Anvil Chorus
from 'Il Travatore" (uncredited)
Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
Karl Brown hummed it to hold time while cranking the camera. See more