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Pratt, J. (1943). Notes on Commercial Movie Technique. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 24:185-188.

(1943). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 24:185-188

Notes on Commercial Movie Technique

John Pratt

Not very long ago a film star, Miss Veronica Lake, was compelled for patriotic reasons to alter her coiffure: the hair of American munition workers was being caught too often in the machinery. The voice of a girl as she leaves the Picture Palace may be modified to the accents of the Bowery, the deportment of a man to that of Mr. Gary Cooper walking 'pixillated' in the rain.

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