California Typewriter

California Typewriter

DVD - 2017
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Cultural historians, collectors, and various celebrity obsessives, including Tom Hanks and John Mayer, launch us into the bittersweet moment when a beloved, but dying technology, the typewriter, faces extinction.
Publisher: [El Segundo, California] :, Gravitas Ventures,, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda


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Mar 08, 2018

This documentary is one of the better movies I've seen recently. Typewriter enthusiasts are interviewed, and more coverage is given to a collector, the crew at the California Typewriter shop and an artist who turns typewriter parts into sculptures. I found the shop and artist segments to be the most interesting. The California Typewriter team loves what they do. I hope the shop thrives and they are able to continue their work.

tomato Dec 05, 2017

An excellent and very thoughtful look at a great machine - the typewriter. How different people use it, and how it may still have a place in our electronic world.


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