Closer to the action: Post-war American television and the zoom shot

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The chapter accounts for the development of the Zoomar lens, and discusses some of the ways in which it was used in American television productions during the 1940s and 1950s.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTelevision Aesthetics and Style
EditorsJason Jacobs, Steven Peacock
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781441157515
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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