Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Miracle of Sound- MGM (1940)

The Miracle of Sound is a 1940 short documentary presented and directed by MGM sound engineer Douglas Shearer and narrated by Frank Whitbeck. It is a unique behind the scenes look at how the sound portion of a talking picture is created. There is a memorable scene in Technicolor featuring a screen test of Greer Garson for the movie Blossoms in the Dust.