Tag Archives: UCLA Archive

“HANDS UP!” PROMO-TRAILER REDUX: Retraction and Reappreciation

[Note: I visited UCLA’s Archive Research Study Center the other night to watch again this 1918 promo in order to fill in some gaps in my handwritten notes and prior to submitting a draft of an academic paper on early … Continue reading

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EARLY TRAILERS: Notes & Insights

I’ve spent several hours lately (with a few more to go) in the Archive Research & Study Center at UCLA, on the second floor of glorious Powell Library, watching dvd’s and vhs’ made from what remains of the relatively few … Continue reading

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Trailer Sites Worth Visiting

One of the reasons I started analyzing trailers was that other trailer-focused websites and blogs don’t.  Typically, they feature trailers as occasions to talk about the feature advertised, rather than for their own merit.  I’m not disputing the value and … Continue reading

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