Making of an American, The

(Connecticut Department of Americanization, 1920) Music compiled by James Luke

An early government propaganda film which encouraged immigrants to learn English.


Performing forces
Performing forces
11 players (violin I and II, cello, bass, flute/piccolo, clarinet I, trumpet I, trombone, percussion/timpani, piano, organ/synthesizer)
Rehearsals One 2 ½ hour rehearsal with orchestra
One 2 hour tech rehearsal
One 2 hour dress rehearsal
Performance time 20 minutes
Film speed 18.4 frames per second
Film source Northeast Historic Film
Projection variable speed 35 mm film projector
DVD projector
artwork:Lidia Bagnoli