Re: DVS Videos

Sally Wellman (swellman@pelican.state.lib.la.us)
Mon, 08 Jun 1998 16:18:24 -0500

At 09:19 AM 6/8/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>Persons who are not visually impaired would find these titles very
>>distracting. For example, the "Sound of Music" begins "a young woman with
>>short blonde hair wearing a black dress and gray smock...."
>
>Why would the colors (blonde, black, gray) have meaning for the visually
>impaired?
>-Pip Chodorov
>
>

I can't answer that. That's just the way our copy of the tape begins. I
suppose there are some people who are not totally without sight who would
find meaning in this. Also, I guess the producers are trying to fully
"describe" the image.

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