Between Recognition and Abstraction: Early Vocational Training Films

Publikation: Beiträge in SammelwerkenAufsätze in SammelwerkenForschungbegutachtet


In January 1914, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, an industrial and management consultant based in Providence, Rhode Island, renowned for his film-based time and motion studies, boarded theRMS Lusitaniaon his way to Berlin for a consulting job with Deutsche Gasglühlicht AG, a huge corporation that specialized in lightbulbs. Gilbreth’s task was to change the existing production system to the system of scientific management, also known at the time as the Taylor system. For this task, he established a film-training room for workers and executives in the company’s Berlin facilities that allowed for the projection of any kind of moving and...
TitelThe Image in Early Cinema : Form and Material
HerausgeberScott Curtis, Tom Gunning, Philippe Gauthier, Joshua Yumibe
Anzahl der Seiten9
VerlagIndiana University Press
ISBN (Print)978-0-253-03439-7
ISBN (elektronisch)978-0-253-03440-3
PublikationsstatusErschienen - 22.03.2018