In This Issue…
Steinbeck's 'String of Pictures' in The Grapes of Wrath….1
Article compares Steinbeck’s vivid prose to the aims of the f/64 group and suggests that several characters and scenes in The Grapes of Wrath may be based on F.S.A. photographs. Includes examples by Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, Arthur Rothstein, and Theodor Jung.
Dating Early Photographs by Card Mounts and Other External Evidence: Tentative Suggestions....11
Article discusses the author’s preliminary research on the dating of cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, tintypes, and photographic postcards.
The Most Important Factor was the 'Spirit': Leni Riefenstahl During the Filming of
The Blue Light....16
Leni Riefenstahl directed her first film, The Blue Light, on a shoestring budget. She shot on location with a small enthusiastic crew who received little compensation during the making of the film. Cites Riefenstahl’s influences and the work habits and techniques that continued throughout her career.
European Collection Tour....29
Announcement of a George Eastman House sponsored group tour to visit major photographic collections in Europe.
International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33
Author : Pratt, George C., Director of Publications Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 17 Number : 1 Date : March, 1974
In This Issue…
Edward Weston. . . .50
Tribute to Edward Weston upon the occasion of his death in Carmel, California.
Photography at the Great Exhibition
The photographic record of the first international exposition held at the Crystal Palace in London Hyde Park 1851
by Gerda Peterich. . . .53
Article discusses photography on display at the first international exhibition as well as its use to document the event.
How George Eastman Invented The First Kodak Camera
The step by step development of an idea
by Beaumont Newhall. . . .59
On Eastman’s development of roll film, the short-lived Eastman Detective Camera, and ultimately the ground-breaking Kodak camera. Along with the first Kodak came the introduction of mass photo finishing encapsulated by the slogan, You Press the Button, We Do the Rest.
Index to the Motion Picture Study Collection
The Typhoon (1914)
The Gangsters and the Girl. . . .65
D. W. Griffith and Billy Bitzer Pose for a Still
Can we escape the evidence?. . . .66
Director D.W. Griffith and his cameraman Billy Bitzer in a production still erroneously thought to be from The Escape. Evidence points to Death’s Marathon, starring Henry B. Walthall, as a more likely source.
Index to Resources
William Henry Fox Talbot
Many hitherto unpublished calotypes. . . .68
Reproductions of photographs by Fox Talbot.
The Movies, by Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer. . . .70
THE MOVIES by Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1957. 442 pp. Illust. $15.00.
Author : Newhall, Beaumont, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 7 Number : 3 Date : March, 1958
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 . . . 27
On the immortality of filmmakers and actors through their films that are being preserved and screened by archives throughout the world.
Ansel Adams: Musician to Photographer
On coming to photography from another field.
by Minor White . . . 28
On the metamorphosis of a career musician to a career photographer, and how Adams’s background as a pianist informed his work as a photographer.
The Stereographs of Lincoln
A recent summation of the controversy on the subject.
by Fredrick S. Lightfoot . . . 36
Discussion of Lincoln’s cartes-de-visite issued as stereographs.
The Theft of the Mona Lisa
A Re-Review of a German film of 1931.
by James Card . . . 39
On the making and reception of this 1931 German motion picture. Card discusses the great potential of the film and the reasons that it failed.
Index to Motion Picture Study Collection . . . 43
Descriptions of significant material in this collection. Rip Van Winkle, L’Homme de Tête (Four Troublesome Heads), and The Burning Stable.
Index to George Eastman House Resources . . . 44
Daguerreotype equipment, continued
Descriptions of important material in the collection with illustrations of the most typical and outstanding items.
Book Reviews and Notices . . . 46
Photojournalism by Arthur Rothstein, Atget by Berenice Abbott
ATGET, a portfolio of 20 photographs printed by Berenice Abbott from Atget negatives in her collection. New York, 1956. $150.
PHOTOJOURNALISM, Pictures for Magazines and Newspapers, by Arthur Rothstein. New York American Photographic Book Publishing Co., 1956. 197 pages. Over 200 illustrations.
35mm PHOTOGRAPHY by Louis Stettner. New York, U. S. Camera Publishing Corp. 1956. 126pp, 64 illust. $2.50.
Author : White, Minor, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 6 Number : 2 Date : February, 1957