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Printing
PA-1906 Beta SP; PA-0525 Digibeta
B W
Educational
1947
PRINTING GRAPHIC ARTS COMMUNICATION INFORMATION HAND TYPESETTING LINOTYPE MONOTYPE LAYOUT DESIGN MACHINES INDUSTRY WORKERS LABOR VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE EDUCATION
Printing TECHNICAL PRODUCTION: BURTON HOLMES FILMS, CHICAGO. ILLUSTRATES THE OPPORTUNITIES & TRAINING AVAILABLE IN THE FIELD OF PRINTING. SHOWS HAND TYPESETTING, LINOTYPE, MONOTYPE, DISPLAY, MAKE-UP & LAYOUT. Vocational film about careers in the printing industry. Stock shots: giant newspaper presses letterpress: composition presswork bindery work linotype operators monotype machines cylinder presses handpresses offset presses high speed rotary presses VOs: "Hand composition offers the opportunity for individual expression." "Large plants employ people, usually women who do nothing but proofread." markup man, composition man, pressmen Zero = first title 00:00 Newspapers on printing presses 00:31 Shelves of books 00:32 Hands holding open Bible 00:35 Hands examine business documents 00:42 Printing presses montage of printers and presses 01:29 Typesetting and composition 02:56 Linotype machines 03:40 Monotype machines 04:38 Document being proofread women proofreaders 05:28 Various printing presses in operation 07:28 Vocational students studying for printing apprenticeships 07:54 Students in classroom 08:00 Teenagers at printing presses and Linotype machines
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