In This Issue…
MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM. . . . 1
On the change in format of IMAGE from an in-depth quarterly magazine to a monthly bulletin for members of the George Eastman House.
DR. C. E. KENNETH MEES. . . . 1
Obituary for the first President of the Board of Trustees of the George Eastman House. In 1912 George Eastman hired Mees, a scientist in the photographic industry, to organize and direct a research laboratory in Rochester.
CUNNINGHAM COLLECTION. . . . 2
Brief biography of Imogen Cunningham upon acquiring 75 of her photographs for the George Eastman House photography collection.
BOOK REVIEWS. . . . 3
Great Moments in News Photography from the Historical Files of the National Press Photographers Association. By John Faber. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1960. 127 p. 133 illus. $4.95.
DRYDEN THEATRE MATINEES. . . . 4
GREAT FILMS OF THE WORLD 1916-1923
HAMLET 1920 Germany
THE PHANTOM CHARIOT (Korkarlen) 1920 Sweden
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE 1921 U.S.A.
DRYDEN THEATRE TENTH ANNIVERSARY SERIES. . . . 4
HEART OF PARIS (Gribouille) 1937 France
THE FORGOTTEN ONES (Los Olvidados) 1951 Mexico
NOTES. . . . 4
McGHEE AND ELLINGSON ELECTED TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Author : Title : IMAGE: THE BULLETIN OF THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY Volume : 10 Number : 1 Date : January, 1961
In This Issue…
Editorial . . . 3
Wanted: Historians of Photography
The Film Career of John Barrymore
A friend of the Barrymore family reviews this actor's work for the movies.
by Spencer M. Berger . . . . 4
On the dualistic character of actor John Barrymore. Discusses his move from stage to screen acting, his transition from silent to sound films, and the wide range of roles he adeptly played.
The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography
A much needed and long awaited encyclopedia has been published . . . 12
Review praising the scope and objectivity of this photography encyclopedia published by the Focal Press of London.
Instruments for Measuring Exposure
The first of a series of articles on exposure devices: Tables and Calculators
by Eugene P. Wightman and Beaumont Newhall . . . .13
First in a series of articles on exposure tables, calculators, meters, and devices based on the Joseph Bing collection housed at the George Eastman House. Exposure tables were created with the advent of photography but a real need to calculate exposures came with the invention of the gelatin dry plate. Exposure tables and calculators are covered in this issue.
Index to George Eastman House Resources . . . 18
Daguerreotype equipment, continued.
Descriptions of important material in the collection with illustrations of the most typical and outstanding items. Examples of five daguerreotype cameras and a lithograph trade card depicting one.
Pictures from the Collection . . . 20
""Rules of This Tavern"" by Arthur Rothstein
Brief essay on the work of FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein with a focus on his photograph, Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont, 1937.
Book Reviews . . . 22
The Story of the Camera in Australia; The Idea of Louis Sullivan; Before Barbed Wire.
THE STORY OF THE CAMERA IN AUSTRALIA by Jack Cato. Melbourne, Georgian House, 1955. 187 pp, 193 illust. approx. $20.00.
BEFORE BARBED WIRE by Mark H. Brown and W. R. Felton. New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1956. 254 pp. 124 illust. $10.00.
THE IDEA OF LOUIS SULLIVAN by John Szarkowski. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1956. 163 pp, 93 illust., $10.00.
On Photography; a Source Book of Photo History in Facsimile, has just been published by Century House, Watkins Glen, N. Y. Edited by Beaumont Newhall.
Author : White, Minor, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 6 Number : 1 Date : January, 1957