[78-L] USO records

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Thu Oct 5 08:57:03 PDT 2017

Speaking of home movies, a recent DVD of ABBOTT & COSTELLO RARITES features sound home movies of the Lou Costello fsmily from the early 40s. Costello was a real movie buff, with state-of-the-art 16mm Kodachrome sound equipment, the results of which still look and sound superb today.

Dave Weiner

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>From: Kristjan Saag <saag at telia.com.invalid>
>Sent: Oct 5, 2017 6:43 AM
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>These old private recordings are of great interest for linguists!
>In the 1930' and 40's there were no home tape recorders or hobby sound 
>film cameras, so the only way to preserve your voice was on acetate 

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