Linotype: The Film 2012
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|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
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At just over an hour and a quarter, it's a short film, well worth your time to watch.
I was a journalism major so I understand a lot of the history behind this, very well done, kind of gives you a heartache if you have any printing background.
This film is historically rich, and filled to the brim with the character and spirit of the machine and its operators.
Remember the line, "With a name like Smuckers, it has to be good." Well, this film--titled "Linotype: The Film"--had better be good...and it is! Read morePublished 10 days ago by eric
First of all, I have been in the printing industry for 35+ years, so I enjoyed this film a lot. Will you enjoy it? Read morePublished 14 days ago by Alan R. Hecko
This movie has given me the strange urge to buy a Linotype machine and put it in my living room ;-) Great piece of history. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Ralph Thomas
Linotype is a fascinating look at a pretty-much unknown machine that changed the world and changed global literacy and communication. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Surf
Linotype is what says on the tin, a movie about the history and fate of the Linotype machine. As someone with no history or relation to the publishing industry, the movie did a... Read morePublished 19 days ago by R. A. Brown
So interesting. I'd love to share this with the young children in my life. I didn't think about the fact books have been available for only a short time, and in this century.Published 20 days ago by M. Go Strealy
When I was a boy these machines were still being used to set the type for our local paper. I still remember being fascinated by all the movement and heat and the mystery of it all. Read morePublished 25 days ago by S. Kuns
This documentary has a lot of information on the history of printing and typesetting. As a page designer for a newspaper, it was awesome to see the roots of my profession. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Jcrandall
This is a fascinating film which covers a great deal of cultural history. As you consider how it did, what it did, it is quite remarkable. Well worth the time!Published 27 days ago by Duane H. Cook