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A still from East Coast in Movie Makers, March 1937, 125.

Date produced: 1936

Filmmaker(s):

Harry S. Smith

Production credits:

Languages:

English

Length:

1200 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1936 - General Class

Description:

"East Coast, produced by the Rockville Cinema Club, is a picture that keeps the most jaded critic interested in its outcome. Carefully staged and convincingly acted, this story of the eternal triangle has an original twist. The production shows painstaking attention to story detail and photography, that leaves with the audience the feeling of having seen a finished picture. The acting was far above the average and shows the result of the club's previous experiences in making this type of picture. The sets were largely laid out of doors, but, both indoors and out, the exposure and lighting were handled in a most finished and competent manner. Smooth and logical, the scenarization, editing and titling represent a vast amount of careful preparation." Movie Makers, Dec. 1936, 542.

Resources:

"Replete with stunning interior scenes, East Coast was produced with a fixed focus, f/3.5 camera and homemade lighting units." Movie Makers, Dec. 1936, 465.

Production credits are listed in Movie Makers (Nov. 1936, 476).

Locations:

  • Long Island, New York (Filming)

Relevant Locations

Club Affiliation:

Rockville Cinema Club

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Screenings:

  • Premiered by the Rockville Cinema Club in 1937, Rockville, N.Y.
  • Screened by the Hartford Cinema Club in 1937, Hartford, CT
  • Screened by the Rockville Cinema Club at a gala hosted at Morris High School in 1938, Rockville Centre, N.Y.
  • Screened by the Metropolitan Motion Picture Club in 1938, New York City, N.Y.

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