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Sc. 1 Setting the Context for Historical Articles

The history of discourse about motion picture sound is nearly as complex as the evolution of movie sound itself. There is no uncomplicated, superficial linear history available for students, other than those natty little timelines built around either the technical history of audio recording or of the box office receipts of popular films. Moviesound Newsletter always attempted to participate as living history. Contributors were conscious of working during a time when sound’s real progress required the innovative division of post-sound crews into more and ...

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