Author Archives: Craig Smith

Preserving the Sunset Editorial Sound Effects Library from the USC Archive

[Guest blog post by Craig Smith] The “SSE” sound effects come from the Sunset Editorial collection which was donated to USC Cinema in 1990. Sunset Editorial had a low-key history in Hollywood. Not a lot is known about them. This … Continue reading

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More From the USC Optical Sound Effects Library

[Guest blog post by Craig Smith] In August of 2018, I uploaded 1,233 vintage optical sound effects from various Hollywood productions ranging from the 1930s to 1950s. I called the collection “the Gold Library” because of the color of the old … Continue reading

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Preserving the USC Optical Sound Effects Library

[Guest blog post by Craig Smith] Last August, I uploaded 1,233 vintage optical sound effects from various Hollywood productions ranging from the 1930s to 1950s. This is part of a large project I’ve been working on for nearly three years. This collection … Continue reading

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