14 Jan 2013

Typewriter Notes

The typewriter, awesome bit of kit whose easily-recognisable clickety sound has punctuated many a film noir, detective story, cop drama and court drama. Creator of suspense as much as va-va-voom down the typing pools of WWII, the typewriter, object of desire, despise and derision, where stories were told and plots unfolded by the Graham Greenes, Agatha Christies and Hemingways of this world... The typewriter, trapping fingers, eating paper, jamming, being hurled abuse at, thrown across rooms in fits of tantrums. The unimitable slightly smeared, slightly dirty typeface, enemy of the purist and of those trapped by dogma...

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Source: The Virtual Typewriter.

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