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  1. Linotype: The Film - Two Year Update

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    A one-take update from the crew of "Linotype: The Film" - where are they now? Learn more and buy the film at: http://www.linotypefilm.com/

  2. Linotype Drawings at the MOP

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    Frank Romano showing the American Mergenthaler Linotype Co. font drawings that were saved from the archives of the company in Brooklyn, New York. There are an estimated 300,000 drawings in the collection. The…

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    • The Diagrammer by Mergenthaler - 1970

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      Promotional film for the Mergenthaler Diagrammer which helped automate technical drawings for schematics, electrical diagrams and drafting. Originally produced for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company…

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      • The Tactics of Tapesetting - 1967

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        Created by Mergenthaler to show off the newest typesetting, film and computer machines to the American Newspaper Publishers Association. Created at a time when all newspapers knew film and computer…

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        • Linotron 1010 - 1966

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          The Linotron is a very early CRT exposure machine. It creates a page (not just a line) of text at one time. Using a film grid of characters it can create up to 1,000 per second. Originally produced…

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          • Linotron 505 - 1969

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            Featuring the cathode-ray tube Linotron 505 for high-speed film typesetting. Although this is a film machine, the input is still controlled by perforated tape. The film features many interesting…

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            • Blue Streak Linotypes - 1955

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              This film features the Model 31 (with up to four magazines) and the Model 32 (with up to 8 magazines with the auxiliary magazines). Many new safety features and speed improvements are displayed. Originally…

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              • Linotype Elektron - 1962

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                "In the age of jet speed, Mergenthaler presents the Elektron: fully automated typesetting that is jet fast and all new from the base up." This film showcases the completely re-designed…

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                • Linotype Animation

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                  Clip from "Linotype: The Film" - http://www.linotypefilm.com

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                  • Learning by Osmosis

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                    BUY THE FILM NOW: http://shop.linotypefilm.com/ Father and son, Guy and Tim Trower talk about learning to run the Linotype. Clip from "Linotype: The Film" - http://www.linotypefilm.com

                  • Matthew Carter's Thoughts on Type

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                    BUY THE FILM NOW: http://shop.linotypefilm.com/ Type designer Matthew Carter talks about his time working at Mergenthaler Linotype. Clip from "Linotype: The Film" - http://www.linotypefilm.com

                  • Film Introduction

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                    BUY THE FILM NOW: http://shop.linotypefilm.com/ Linotype operator, Guy Trower starts out the film. Clip from "Linotype: The Film" - http://www.linotypefilm.com

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