Source:Hopkinson and Blake, New York, NY (1969)
The Emergence of Film Art. The evolution and development of the motion picture as an art, from 1900 to the present. Contents are broken into the following parts and sub-sections: Part One: The Silent Film (1900-1930): I. Creative Pioneers, II. The Supremacy of Technique, III. Toward a Silent Film Esthetic, Part Two: The Sound and Color Film (1930-1950): Introduction: An Expanding Art: IV. New Plastic Elements, V. Originality and Style, Part Three: The Creative Present (1950-): Introduction: New Realities, New Visions, VI. Patterns of Involvement, VII. The Seeds of Change, Acknowledgments, and Index.