- 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- McCarthy, Todd.Samuels, Stuart.
- Corporate Author
- American Film Institute.American Society of Cinematographers.Image Entertainment (Firm)Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
- Colur recording system: NTSC ; Region 1.Credits: Executive producers, Terry Lawler, Yoshiki Nishimura ; writer/interviewer/director, Todd McCarthy ; producer/director, Stuart Samuels ; editor/director/co-producer, Arnold Glassman ; director of photography, Nancy Schreiber.Featured cinematographers: Gordon Willis, Greg Toland, William Fraker, Vittorio Storaro.Originally produced as motion picture in 1992.Summary: The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies.