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Official Proceedings Volume 15 (Paperback) Loot Price: R450
Discovery Miles 4 500
Official Proceedings Volume 15 (Paperback): Railway Club of Pittsburgh

Official Proceedings Volume 15 (Paperback)

Railway Club of Pittsburgh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...do work. They see in the pictures the very things that concern them in their daily work. As the old saving goes, "seeing is believing" and it is evident from that picture that "Shorty" had to see to be convinced that he was wasting brake shoes. The trip to Xew York did the business with him and these motion pictures should be convincing to other doubters. MR. L. RICHARDSON: As mentioned, motion pictures stand or fall on a dollars and cents basis. Actual experience has shown that motion pictures, together with slides, can be exhibited at an expense of not more than $50 or $60 for twelve lectures. This figure covers the rental charge for the machine but does not include the time of the lecturer, as it is felt that this time would be expended in similar efforts if not in this line. With an expense of but $4 or $5 per lecture (and a great many mere could have been given with a slightly increased total cost), it would seem that motion pictures would be warranted by even the slightest benefits. MR. KLEIXE: Mr. Turner raised the question of the cos of the motion picture. Mr. Harrod can give us some figures. MR. HARROD: In the film you have just seen 2500 feet of negative was used at a cost of cents a foot or $106. 1910 feel 01 positive was used at a cost of 5 cents a foot, or $95. (too feet of titles at 5 cents, $30. Service of the camera man. $100 for the time occupied in taking the picture. Salaries of the two actors, who were railroad employees, approximately $100. Cost of the scenario, $50. Miscellaneous and traveling expenses, $50. Making a total of $531.60 for finished films, an average cost of 2J.7 cents per foot. The film "removing insulation from the wire, ' cost $8. The average price of an ordinary film including everything will a...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Railway Club of Pittsburgh
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-98825-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-98825-2
Barcode: 9781130988253

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