American Trailers

This extended video-essay charts the origins, development and possible future of the trailer in American cinema. Beginning in 1912, moving through to the National Screen Service in the 1940s and on to the groundbreaking work of Andrew Kuehn, it ends off with a look at where the movie trailer is now and where it might go.

It is part of a series of video-essays I am uploading for education purposes and is protected by the Fair Use part of the copyright law of the United States.

 

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