Introduction to the art of the movies; an anthology of ideas on the nature of movie art.


New York, Noonday Press [1960] .

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Subjects Cinéma -- Esthétique.
Cinéma -- Histoire.
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics.
Motion pictures -- History.
Motion pictures.
Description 302 pages illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents Introduction. Movies: the directors 's art / Lewis Jacobs -- The drama of the people / The New York independent -- The birth of a new art / The independent -- The art of the movies / Henry Macmahon -- The picture of crowd splendor / Vachel Lindsay -- The cinematograph as art / Alexander Bakshy -- On the screen / Kenneth Macgowan -- The vivifying of space / Herman G. Scheffauer -- Erich von Stroheim / Herman G. Weinburg -- A new realism -- the object / Fernand Leger -- Of what are the young films dreaming? / Lecomte E. de. Beaumont -- Not theater, not literature, not painting / Ralph Block -- Sunrise : A Murnau masterpiece / Dorothy B. Jones -- A dying art offers a masterpiece / Richard Watts, Jr. -- Russia's film wizard / Evelyn Gerstein -- The work of Pudovkin / Jay Leyda -- The nature of cinema / Andre Levinson -- Griffith : pioneer of film art / Seymour Stern -- Eisenstein on sound / Sergei Eisenstein -- The future of cinema : notes for a study / Harry Alan Potamkin -- Disney and others / Gilbert Seldes -- Leger cinesthetic / James Johnson Sweeney -- Notes on hollywood directors / Dwight Macdonald -- Formal cinema / Kirk Bond -- What is a motion picture? / James Shelly Hamilton -- Jean Vigo / Siegfried Kracauer -- Prelimary topics in defining cinema / Paul Goodman -- The future color / Andre Sennwald -- Tuesday brown / Meyer Levin -- Orson Welles' Citizen Kane/ Cedric Belfrage -- Cinema as an art form / Maya Deren -- Death of a critic / Dudley Nichols -- Rashomon / Henry Hart -- The only dynamic art / James E. Davis -- The film as an original art form / Hans Richter -- Towards true cinema / Slavko Vorapich -- The other Bergman / Hollis Alpert.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)329972
(OCoLC)ocm00329972
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