"On use of camera lenses to produce desired photographic effect. Demonstrates functions of different lenses." National Archives.
"On methods and devices used to make correctly exposed pictures. Explains use of photo-electric cell exposure meters." National Archives.
"On camera techniques. Illustrates poor photographic scenes, what caused them, and how to avoid them." National Archives.
"Film about a surprise party at the Woodley residence." Library and Archives Canada.
"This film shows Charles Devenish Woodley making a film." Library and Archives Canada.
"Film about how to make films." Library and Archives Canada.
The noted female impersonator Charles Pierce is invited to visit to the home of Norma Desmond (of Sunset Boulevard [Billy Wilder, 1950]).
"A family collaboration between Alexander Black and his son Malcolm, this film frames an excerpt from Adolph Zukor's 1919 Paramount Screen Magazine film The evolution of the picture play, made on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Black's first picture play performances, with 1938 Kodachrome footage of Alexander Black addressing the camera and reading a 1919 letter from Zukor affirming Black's status as a cinema pioneer." UC Berkeley Library.
Comedic short film about an amateur movie club called Super Colossal Pictures.
"Welcome San Francisco Movie Makers opens with a montage of classic San Francisco sights, setting the backdrop for the first meeting of the San Francisco Movie Makers Club. After an introduction of the club’s members and its activities, filmmaker Dr. Frank S. Zach, along with his wife Helga, proceeds to demonstrate the proper use of 8mm and 16mm cameras and film sound recording techniques. Shot, scripted, edited, hand titled and over dubbed with music by Dr. Zach, this film seeks to encourage, teach, and recruit image makers." centerforhomemovies.org
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