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

At the beginning of hostilities in global battle I, while the us was once nonetheless impartial, American newsreel businesses and newspapers despatched a brand new form of journalist, the movie correspondent, to Europe to list the nice conflict. those pioneering cameramen, familiar with sporting the Kodaks and Graflexes of nonetheless images, needed to lug bulky gear into the trenches. dealing with harmful stipulations at the entrance, in addition they risked precis execution as intended spies whereas navigating army purple tape, censorship, and the enterprise pursuits of the movie and newspaper businesses they represented. in line with wide examine in ecu and American files, American Cinematographers within the nice struggle, 1914–1918 follows the adventures of those cameramen as they controlled to rfile and movie the atrocities round them regardless of huge, immense difficulties.

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