from the ASC Manual October 1935
Jerome H. Ash, A.S.C.
WOULD you like to make lap-dissolves without rewinding—to dissolve backgrounds without changing the foreground—to make ‘arty’ titles with moving cloud backgrounds, in which the clouds blow into words—to make a single actor play bridge with himself, or even multiply into an army—all at a single ‘take’, with any 16mm, or even 8mm camera?
Don’t say such things can’t be done. They can be— with mirrors! [Read more…] about Lets Try Some Cinetricks With Mirrors (1935)