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Linotype Film

Overview

Linotype: The Film is a feature-length documentary film centered around the Linotype typecasting machine invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler in 1886. Called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” by Thomas Edison, the Linotype revolutionized printing and society, but very few people know about the inventor or his fascinating machine.

The film is directed by Doug Wilson

“Linotype: The Film” Interview Excerpts from Linotype: The Film on Vimeo.

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