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

At the beginning of hostilities in international conflict I, whilst the USA was once nonetheless impartial, American newsreel businesses and newspapers despatched a brand new type of journalist, the movie correspondent, to Europe to list the good battle. those pioneering cameramen, conversant in sporting the Kodaks and Graflexes of nonetheless images, needed to lug bulky gear into the trenches. dealing with risky stipulations at the entrance, additionally they risked precis execution as intended spies whereas navigating army pink tape, censorship, and the company pursuits of the movie and newspaper businesses they represented. in response to vast learn in eu and American information, American Cinematographers within the nice warfare, 1914–1918 follows the adventures of those cameramen as they controlled to record and movie the atrocities round them inspite of huge, immense difficulties.

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