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Playing to the Camera Film Actors Discuss Their Craft

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ISBN-10: 0300070519

ISBN-13: 9780300070514

Edition: 1998

Authors: Bert Cardullo, Harry Geduld, Ronald Gottesman, Leigh Woods

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Over the last century, actors from Charlie Chaplin & Lillian Gish to Meryl Streep & Jeff Daniels have spoken about the art & technique of playing to the camera. This anthology of their "insiders" observations will delight film lovers everywhere.
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 11/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Silent Performance
Acting for the Films in 1912
My Autobiography
The "New Art"
Screen Acting
The Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me
Dialogue with the Actress
Finding a Voice
The New Stage Fright: Talking Pictures
Acting in Talking Pictures
What the Public Wants
My Ten Years in the Studios
Lorenzo Goes to Hollywood
The Actor
European Acting
Stage and Screen: The British
Film Acting
The Film Actor
Mash or Face
Talking About Acting
On Acting
Acting and Ideology: The Soviets
Notes of a Soviet Actor
Stanislavsky's System in the Cinema
Actor's Feeling and Director's Form
Continental Alternatives
Some Notes on Acting
The Actor, a Witness of His Time
The Game of Truth
Conversation with the Actress
Human Masks Are Dangerous
Hollywood Acting
The Golden Age of the Studios
The Actress Plays Her Part
A Life on Film
The Player: A Profile of an Art
Notes on Film Acting
The Many-Splendored Actor
Reflections on Forty Years of Make-Believe
The Business of Film Acting
Interview with the Actress
Dialogue on Screen Acting
Walking the Hollywood Color Line
When Women Were in the Movies
"Commercial" Isn't a Dirty Word, Any More Than "Comedy"
The Method Revisited and Matters of Style
Conversation with the Actor
The Playboy Interview
Dialogue with the Actor
Interview with the Actor
"The Bird Is on His Own"
"Acting Has to Be About Something Else"
Biographies of Film Actors
Select Bibliography
Index