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Linotype The Film :- "Mergenthaler Linotype films"

Started by Mechanic, September 08, 2011, 07:52:53 PM

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Mechanic

Doug, Jess and Brandon of Linotype The Film are making another appeal:-

QuoteWe have been given seven 16mm educational films from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company from the 1950s and '60s. They are the original films that were sent out to educate people on how different aspects of the Linotype work.
More details:-

http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=d63ac124b30af273ac25b8e7b&id=fcb02ba23d&e=0a828038e1

If you wish to donate and you are outside the USA you can not use their web site. You need to use PayPal - send the money to: linotypefilm@gmail.com

Before you do that I suggest that you send "Doug Wilson" an email at <doug@onpaperwings.com> and let him know what you are doing.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Mechanic

I received an email from Doug Wilson informing me that due to generous donation they now have enough money to have the Mergenthaler Linotype Films clean and digitised.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA

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Mechanic

This is the latest from "Linotype The Film"

QuoteWelcome to the 11th newsletter from Linotype: The Film. We hope this finds you well.

"No News is Good News"
We apologize for the long delay between updates, but this can mean only one thing - we are busy editing the film! The old adage "No news is good news" is very applicable as we edit the film to make it the very best possible.

Slowly but surely we are bringing footage, music and graphics together to make the film. Editing is a long and difficult process similar to putting together a 1,000 pice puzzle without knowing what the final picture looks like. It takes patience and dedication to tell the story correctly.

World Premiere
We are very excited to announce that the world premiere of the film will be February 3, 2012 in New York City. This will start a screening tour that will span across the United States and into other parts of the world. Additional screening dates and locations and will be announced soon.

All the best,

Doug, Jess and Brandon
Linotype: The Film Crew
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA

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