Song-&-Dancies

One of the difficulties of photographing musical comedies is that the camera's eye, when near enough to a chorus to show whether the girls are good looking or not, is only wide enough to take in five girls abreast. Another is that there is no adequate way of grading sounds so that the singing of the ensemble at the back of he stage will be less sonorous than that of the principals at the footlights. Another is that musical comedies depend for much of their effect on color, and color-production in cinemas has not yet been perfected even as well...

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