Film Art: An Introduction

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Addison- Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA (1979)




Film Art: An Introduction. This book's contents are divided into the following parts: One: Film Production, Two: Film Form, Three: Film Style, Four: Critical Analysis of Films, and Five: Film History. Furthermore, theses parts are subdivided into the following chapters: 1. The Work of Film Production, 2. The Significance of Film Form, 3. Narrative and Nonnarrative Formal Systems, 4. The Shot: Mise-en-Scene, 5. The Shot: Cinematographic Properties, 6. The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing, 7. Sound in Cinema, 8. Style as a Formal System: Summary, 9. Film Criticism: Sample Analyses, and 10. Film Forum and Film History.

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