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  • An unhappy 'Kodak moment'

    An unhappy 'Kodak moment'
    The bankruptcy filing of Eastman Kodak Company this week marked the end of a chapter in American manufacturing history. The venerable corporation that gave the world the Brownie camera and the slogan "You push the button, we do the rest" once dominated the photographic world with its inexpensive cameras and amazing variety of amateur and professional films. But by the end of last year it was rapidly running out of cash, its market share had plunged, and its stock was selling for just 54 cents a share. The company found itself reduced to selling off its patents simply in order to stay afloat.
  • An in-depth visit with Orson Welles

    An in-depth visit with Orson Welles
    It was lost and now it's found, and the world of Orson Welles enthusiasts, which very much includes me, counts itself grateful and amazed. I am talking about 66 minutes of footage from an endeavor called "Too Much Johnson," which Welles shot in 1938,...

    In a digital world, New York show wonders 'What Is a Photograph'

    In a digital world, New York show wonders 'What Is a Photograph'
    NEW YORK — What is a photograph? From photography's very beginning, there has always been more than one answer to that question. On the medium's official launch in 1839, a photograph was both a precise, one-of-a-kind image permanently fixed on a...

    ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ wins two Oscars

    Founder and president of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle Sr., holds the Oscar for Outstanding Production (later Best Picture category) for the movie "All Quiet on the Western Front."

    Team effort restores a 'lost' Welles film

    Team effort restores a 'lost' Welles film
    In his first film, an eight-minute 1934 silent titled "The Hearts of Age," a teenage Orson Welles played Death. Now, his second film — "Too Much Johnson," long considered dead and gone — has come back to life. This is a hugely significant...