Oral history interview with Don Malkames, 1958

 

Name
Malkames, Don (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Don Malkames, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Don Malkames, 1958
Abstract
Early experience in projection booth: equipment, fire hazards, manipulation of film speeds, intermission song and advertising slides, change to sound in the theaters; experiences as a cameraman, for both silent and sound films; comments on modifications in cameras, microphones, sound equipment; "Hell's Angels," "Goofy-Tune Newsreel." Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse B roadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Cinematographers; Cinematography; Motion picture projection; Silent films; Malkames, Don
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Note (Biographical)
Projectionist, cameraman
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14840486
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1k0p-5180
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.