Cinema: Fine Arts EM1-EM2

In 125 academic centres scattered throughout the U. S. students of the arts last week were gathering for a pleasant series of conferences on the cinema. In these courses no examinations were to be given, and no marks: all the "students" had to do was sit and look. Material for the course was the rich store of reprinted films (dating from 1895) gathered for the film library of Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art by Cinemarchivists John E. Abbott and Iris Barry (his wife). For rental of their films, the museum charged $125...

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