> It seems to me that this thread takes it for granted that film instructors
> need a textbook.
> Louis Schwartz
> University of Iowa

Not in the least.  The original question was about the strengths and
weaknesses about various specific textbooks.

This in no way implies that the use of a textbook is itself desirable--any
more than expressing a preference for one denture adhesive over another
speaks either for or against the desirability of dentures.

Edward R. O'Neill

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