Silent cinema

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Kamera Books , Harpenden, Herts
Silent films -- History and crit
StatementBrian J. Robb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.75 .R63 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18406721M
ISBN 101904048633
ISBN 139781904048633
LC Control Number2008353330

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The Silent Cinema Reader is a comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late s/5(4).

Your understanding of silent cinema will adjust your understanding of cinema right up to the present day. So if you want to study, write or talk about cinema, you’d better get reading.

Here are five books I highly recommend that will give you a foundation for understanding where cinema came from, and frameworks with which to think about early. Silent Cinema by Brian J. Cobb Silent Cinema: An Introduction by Paolo Cherchi Usai Silent Lives: Biographies of the Silent Film Era by Lon Davis The Speed of Sound: Hollywood and the Talkie Revolution, by Scott Eyman Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of 3-D Film, by Ray Zone William S.

Hart: Projecting the American West.

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Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period. Based on extensive original research and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of earlier histories of this period in film and reveals the complexity and swiftly changing nature of American silent cinema.

The Silent Cinema Reader is a comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late s/5.