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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.
  • ‘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."

    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...

    Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson' a Highlight at Pordenone

    The Pordenone Silent Film Festival holds a special place in the calendar. Now in its 32nd year, Pordenone remains the most important festival of silent cinema, the mother ship in a sense for the encouraging plethora of smaller silent film events (San...

    Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films

    Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films
    A new study by the Library of Congress reveals some disquieting facts about the country's early film heritage. Of the nearly 11,000 silent feature films that were produced and distributed in the United States from 1912 to 1929, the report says, only 3,...