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

New York : Dell Pub. Company, [1965] .

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Subjects Cinéma -- Histoire et critique.
Motion pictures -- History.
Motion pictures.
Series Delta book.
Description xv, 528 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes "Eleventh printing."
Includes index.
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.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)864485
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963.
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