Role of the combat cameraman

United States, 1952

Film
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Traces the role played by the combat photographer from World War I to Korea. Shows the photographers in action on land, in the sky, and on the sea as they use their cameras and talent as a source of historical record, military intelligence, and as an aid in training troops. In addition to showing combat scenes, other important events, such as atomic blasts, enemy surrenders, and features of large scale combat operations, are depicted.

Credits

production company

United States. Dept. of the Army

Language

English

Duration

00:11:23:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28023

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Aerial photography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Photography, Journalistic

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War photographers

Crafts & Visual Arts → Action photography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aerial photography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Documentary photography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography - Social aspects - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography, Journalistic

Crafts & Visual Arts → War photographers

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Photography - Social aspects - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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