Adrienne Howard (
Thu, 7 May 1998 15:48:52 -0700

Although DVD is not prevalent yet in our school district, I do have a DVD
player at home and did a little research on the DVD player that my husband

(From Toshiba's web page on the 3107)

"Jog and Shuttle Controls For precise and effortless viewing control, you
can 'jog' the DVD image frame by frame, with each image crystal-clear and
distortion free. The shuttle control lets you scan forward or in reverse at
a variety of speeds."

Just my two cents.

Adrienne Howard
Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

> In the May 1998 issue of _The Laser Disc Newsletter_ Douglas Pratt wrote
> this in response to a letter to the editor extolling the virtues of DVD:
> "There will never be, on DVD, a way to analyze the classic films on a
> frame-by-frame basis, and so, as an aspect of the eventual DVD market, for
> academics and dedicated film buffs, LDs should continue to thrive unless
> the industry is too foolish to recognize their value."
> This corroborates Oksana's report that DVD is unsuitable for the academic
> study of film.
> Kristine Brancolini
> Indiana University Libraries