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Oral history interview with Don Malkames, 1958

Creator: Malkames, Don
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Projectionist, cameraman

Scope and Contents

Early experience in projection booth: equipment, fire hazards, manipulation of film speeds, intermission song and advertising slides, change to sound in the theaters; experiences as a cameraman, for both silent and sound films; comments on modifications in cameras, microphones, sound equipment; "Hell's Angels," "Goofy-Tune Newsreel." Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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