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Understanding movies / Louis D. Giannetti.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, Incorporated, 1972.
ISBN 9780139361388, 0139361383, 0139361464, 9780139361463

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
PN1994 .G47 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
PN1994 .G47 Available Request
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
PN1994 .G47 Available Request
Subjects Motion pictures.
Description xiv, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Annotation. Designed to help movie watchers analyze films with precision and technical sophistication, this book focuses on formalism--how the forms of the film (e.g., camera work, editing, photography, et cetera) create meaning. It sheds light on how television and movies communicate, and the complex network of language systems they use. Chapter topics cover developments from all aspects of cinema, contemporary films, personalities in the field, photography, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, story writing, and theory. For movie critics and fans alike.
Contents Picture -- Movement -- Editing -- Sound -- Drama -- Literature -- Theory -- Glossary.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)233775
(OCoLC)ocm00233775
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WorldCat Identities Giannetti, Louis D.
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