Douglas Wilson & Linotype the Film

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 | No Comments

Douglas Wilson stopped by the foundry while visiting Portland. Douglas is in the thick of production on his up-coming film: Linotype the Film. He and his crew have been traveling across the United States (with a possible trip planned overseas, too) filming interviews and getting stories for the documentary. He’s interviewed one of our heros, […]

“Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu” Screening

Posted by on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

This Friday night we will be presenting a screening of Farewell Etaoin Shrdlu, a half hour documentary about the last edition of the New York Times to be set in hot metal composition. The steps of producing the paper, from editing to typesetting on the Linotype, then stereotyping & printing the edition are shown. It’s […]