Linotype: The Film 2012
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|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
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I have to say I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked this film.
Thankfully there are still a few people interested in perserving a few Linotype machines for the computer generation to learn about.
The film offers great insight into the technology that redefined the distribution of knowledge and information to the modern world.
Excellent overview of a machine that's amazingly complex, yet was the basic tool for the printing of our daily papers until about 35 years ago.Published 14 days ago by Robert in NY
Far from mainstream and little too quirky at times but still very informative. Linotype the film is a little corner of history that few people know about. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jackbooted thug
This very well-done documentary brought back memories to someone who began work as a reporter in the 1960s when newspapers used Linotype as part of the very complex technology of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John C. Williams
Fascinating history of this machine that shaped our world in myriad ways. Who'd ever think that a documentary about the loss of a big, super complicated, noisy, late 19th Century... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Stanley R. Conrad
Print media changed the world and here is a great documentary about the beast which made it possable.Published 6 months ago by Tony
Did not find the film gave justice to the remarkable technology of typesetting embedded in the Linotype machine.Published 7 months ago by Blue Sky