Short History of the Movies

ISBN-10: 0321262328
ISBN-13: 9780321262325
Edition: 9th 2006
List price: $108.60
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Book details

List price: $108.60
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 3/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.15" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Introductory Assumptions
For Further Reading and Viewing
Birth
Frames per second
Pictures on Film
Speed
Flicker and the Continuous Signal
Persistence of Vision and Other Phenomena
Seeing with the Brain
Visual Masking and Retinal Retention
Early Observations
Separating and Integrating Frames
The Phi Phenomenon and Beta Movement
Short-Range Apparent Motion
Constructing Continuity
Scientific Toys
Emile Reynaud
Photography
Muybridge and Marey
Thomas Edison
W. K-L. Dickson and William Heise
Early Cameras and Films
The Kinetoscope
A Sound Film and Studio
Projection
The Magic Lantern
The Loop and Other Solutions
The Lumiere Brothers
R.W. Paul
The Vitascope
The First Films
For Further Reading and Viewing
Film Narrative, Commercial Expansion
Early Companies
Narrative
George Melies
Cohl and Others
Edwin S. Porter
From Brighton to Biograph
Business Wars
The Film d'Art
For Further Reading and Viewing
Griffith
Apprenticeship
Biograph: The One-Reelers
Two Reels and Up
The Birth of a Nation
Intolerance. 1917-31
Broken Blossoms and Way Down East
The Struggle
For Further Reading and Viewing
Mack Sennett and the Chaplin Shorts
Krazy Keystones
Charlie
For Further Reading and Viewing
Movie Czars and Movie Stars
Stars over Hollywood
The First Stars
California, Here We Come
The Emperors and Their Rule
Major Studios
Movie Palaces
Morality
Sermons and Scandals
The Hays Office
Films and Filmmakers, 1910-28
Thomas Ince
Douglas Fairbanks
DeMille and von Stroheim
Greed
Henry King
Oscar Micheaux and the Race Movie
Webber and Watson
Weber and Women
King Vidor
Lubitsch and Others
Flaherty and the Silent Documentary
The Comics

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