Wood blocks and metal type
Discusses the discoveries and developments which brought about the invention of movable type by Gutenberg. Describes the work of the alchemist in casting metals, the making of wood blocks, and the development of oil based paints. Demonstrates Gutenberg's experiments with metals and shows woodcuts representative of those produced and used in Gutenberg's day. Features Dr. Frank Baxter.
Department of Cinema, University of Southern California; Dr. Frank C. Baxter; David W. Johnson; Richard G. Harber; Daniel H. Wiegand; Melvin Sloan; William C. Jersey; Douglas W. Gallez; The Rudy Saltzer Singers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Communication and culture, History ; Printing.
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- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:29:00); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003367879; Other: GR00423805; MDPI Barcode: 40000003367879
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