By James W. Castellan,Ron van Dopperen,Cooper C. Graham
At the beginning of hostilities in global warfare I, whilst the U.S. used to be nonetheless impartial, American newsreel businesses and newspapers despatched a brand new form of journalist, the movie correspondent, to Europe to checklist the nice warfare. those pioneering cameramen, acquainted with wearing the Kodaks and Graflexes of nonetheless images, needed to lug bulky gear 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. according to wide examine in eu and American documents, American Cinematographers within the nice battle, 1914–1918 follows the adventures of those cameramen as they controlled to rfile and movie the atrocities round them despite huge, immense difficulties.
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