By: Thrasher, Frederic M., ed.
New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: (c.1946)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 24578
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj
[virtually no wear at all to the book; the jacket is lightly soiled, scuffed along the spine, with some paper loss surrounding the base of the spine and a short closed tear and associated creasing at the bottom right corner of the front panel]. (B&W photographs) A history of how sound recording was introduced to the movies, with heavy emphasis (and credit) given to the contributions of Warner Bros. -- not too surprisingly, since Warners was also the primary mover behind the movie industry's "20th Anniversary of Talking Pictures" campaign in 1946. Although there's no overt sponsorship... View More...