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Re: [Rollei] Capa documentary

I just finished reading the excellent book by Steinbeck, "A Russian 
Journal", in which he recounts a trip to the Soviet Union in 1947 which 
he made together with Capa. Steinbeck mentions in several places in the 
book that Capa used Rolleiflex as well as Leicas.


Phil Stiles wrote:
> The Robert Capa documentary was a real treat. I'm not as harsh a critic 
> as the Globe, and I thought it was great.
> http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/148/living/Portrait_of_Capa_is_flawed+.shtml 
> Much to my surprise, Rolleis were frequently seen with Capa. In one shot 
> he has three hanging off various straps.  I tuned in late, but counted 
> about eight shots of Capa with Rollei, and maybe three with Leica. I 
> wish I'd taped the show; catch it if you can.

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