By James W. Castellan,Ron van Dopperen,Cooper C. Graham

At the beginning of hostilities in international conflict I, whilst the U.S. was once nonetheless impartial, American newsreel businesses and newspapers despatched a brand new form of journalist, the movie correspondent, to Europe to list the good conflict. those pioneering cameramen, conversant in sporting the Kodaks and Graflexes of nonetheless images, needed to lug bulky apparatus into the trenches. dealing with harmful stipulations at the entrance, additionally they risked precis execution as meant spies whereas navigating army purple tape, censorship, and the enterprise pursuits of the movie and newspaper businesses they represented. in accordance with wide study in ecu and American information, American Cinematographers within the nice struggle, 1914–1918 follows the adventures of those cameramen as they controlled to rfile and picture the atrocities round them despite huge, immense difficulties.

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