Radio: Flight to the West?

Fight to the West?

The citadel of Eastern-originated television was threatened last week by a routine Silver Theater show (Mon. 8 p.m., CBS-TV). The half-hour presentation, His Brother's Keeper, unusual only because it was shot entirely in film, was the first example of a multi-camera filming method devised by Hollywood's short-subject veteran Jerry Fairbanks, assisted by Silver Theater Producer-Director Frank Telford.

Standard cinema technique is to use only one camera, which is dollied forward or backward for each different shot. The consequent waste of time and continuous changes of lighting have run the cost of film far beyond the cost of a "live"...

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