Linotype: The Film 2012
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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.
If you're old enough to remember the form of typesetting that revolutionized publishing, you'll enjoy this film. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Ellen D. Hosafros
What a fun movie. Love the music and editing. Great interviews with real experts. I knew nothing about the Linotype, just had heard the name. Read morePublished 28 days ago by JanJan
Very informative and interesting. It was well put together.Published 1 month ago by Jorge M. Rivera
A must for anyone interested in the modern history of typography or the printed word.Published 1 month ago by Paul A. Hansen
Great video, about the machine that was such a part of my life for many years. I served a six year apprenticeship, to have the title of 'Linotype Machinist' . Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Casey
Picked it because my grandfather was a linotype operator for many years. Good choice. It covers the history of the machine and the printing industry as well as its effect on... Read morePublished 2 months ago by D Dog