Category: a peek inside

  • A stereoscopic impression

    The above image is a combination of a stereoscopic image that was published in the trade journal Phonographische Zeitschrift on September 26, 1907. The image was made by the editorial staff of the journal on occasion of a visit to the production of a sound image for Alfred Duskes by the director Gustav Schönwald.1 According…

  • Bei „Onkel Martin“!

    Doing research in trade journals I once came across an article featuring photos of the premises of a distributor. Before that I actually knew almost nothing about distributors apart from the obvious historic legacy like ads, texts and promotional material that usually revolves around the films rather than people and the space behind it. Therefore…