voicesonfilm is an Open Access, co-curated videographic research initiative designed to record, format and share significant voices in the history and development of the medium and its study. With its intimate conversations, voicesonfilm brings you the history of filmmaking and analysis. Using direct interviews with filmmakers, historians and analysts, voicesonfilm offers the viewer the unique privilege of personal insight, comment, knowledge and memoir.
In this episode, film scholar Professor Charles Barr recalls studying film at the Slade School of Fine Art under the tutelage of the great British film director Thorold Dickinson. It was during his time at Slade that Professor Barr developed his seminal article ‘CinemaScope: Before and After’.