CHEV-OCT-9-C

"boy in a western film; neither, by the same token, would he be expected to talk like a cowboy."

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CHEV-OCT-9-C - and clarity of tone. The old time Shakespearean...
and clarity of tone. The old time Shakespearean technique, will not d'o in motion pictures. Discordant qualities within the voice itself are also barred. A nasal or gutteral tone, for example, is ruinous when highly amplified on the screen. It is quite apparent that foreign stars 'must master the English lan- •uage, just as Emil .Tannings has done in the short space of eighteen months. Hs is now making "Sins of the Fathers," in which his voice will 'be brought to the screen for the first time. There is no doubt but that players from abroad would 1 be a serious pre'olem if untelligently handled. It is largely a matter of casting them properly, 'both as to voice and appearance. One would hardly expect Tannings to play the role of a cow-

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 21 Sep 1928, Fri,
  3. Page 21

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  • CHEV-OCT-9-C — "boy in a western film; neither, by the same token, would he be expected to talk like a cowboy."

    shiltonlsu – 24 Oct 2014

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