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The Resource Behind the screen : the history and techniques of the motion picture, Kenneth Macgowan

Behind the screen : the history and techniques of the motion picture, Kenneth Macgowan

Label
Behind the screen : the history and techniques of the motion picture
Title
Behind the screen
Title remainder
the history and techniques of the motion picture
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Macgowan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1888-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macgowan, Kenneth
Dewey number
791.43/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.A1
LC item number
M28 1965b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
A Delta book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Label
Behind the screen : the history and techniques of the motion picture, Kenneth Macgowan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Eleventh printing."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- A mass art for a mass audience -- What makes Hollywood run? -- Time and the movies -- Many inventions and inventors -- When pictures began to move, 1825-1885 -- The pioneers of the eighteen-nineties -- The silent era begins -- The screen turns from science to storytelling -- The magic of Méliès and of England's editing -- American film-making, 1902-1912 -- Store theaters and greenhouse shows -- The silent film takes shape -- The age of Griffith -- The coming of the feature film -- The triangle of Griffith, Ince, and Sennett -- What a Photoplay editor saw, 1915-1917 -- The lure of the primitive screen -- The art of Chaplin and lesser comics -- The film of the nineteen-twenties -- Germany and Scandinavia take the lead -- Russia's film revolution -- Hollywood's gilded decade -- The twilight of the silent stars -- The coming of sound -- The inventive struggle, 1906-1926 -- "Garbo talks!" -- Studio organization -- How a major studio works -- The old order changeth -- The search for story material -- The problem of censorship -- To see or not to see? -- Classification: "for adults only" -- The masters of film-making -- The screen writer and his problems -- The director: prime partner in film-making -- The cutter: right arm of the director -- The cameraman's contribution -- The picture reshaped -- The screen's "new look", wider and deeper -- The wide screen: 1900-1930-1952 -- New ways with sound and distribution
Control code
ocm00864485
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 528 pages
Lccn
77153577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864485
Label
Behind the screen : the history and techniques of the motion picture, Kenneth Macgowan
Publication
Note
  • "Eleventh printing."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- A mass art for a mass audience -- What makes Hollywood run? -- Time and the movies -- Many inventions and inventors -- When pictures began to move, 1825-1885 -- The pioneers of the eighteen-nineties -- The silent era begins -- The screen turns from science to storytelling -- The magic of Méliès and of England's editing -- American film-making, 1902-1912 -- Store theaters and greenhouse shows -- The silent film takes shape -- The age of Griffith -- The coming of the feature film -- The triangle of Griffith, Ince, and Sennett -- What a Photoplay editor saw, 1915-1917 -- The lure of the primitive screen -- The art of Chaplin and lesser comics -- The film of the nineteen-twenties -- Germany and Scandinavia take the lead -- Russia's film revolution -- Hollywood's gilded decade -- The twilight of the silent stars -- The coming of sound -- The inventive struggle, 1906-1926 -- "Garbo talks!" -- Studio organization -- How a major studio works -- The old order changeth -- The search for story material -- The problem of censorship -- To see or not to see? -- Classification: "for adults only" -- The masters of film-making -- The screen writer and his problems -- The director: prime partner in film-making -- The cutter: right arm of the director -- The cameraman's contribution -- The picture reshaped -- The screen's "new look", wider and deeper -- The wide screen: 1900-1930-1952 -- New ways with sound and distribution
Control code
ocm00864485
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 528 pages
Lccn
77153577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864485

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