Film Form and The Film Sense: Essays in Film Theory

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Meridian Books, New York, NY (1957)




Film Form and The Film Sense: Essays in Film Theory. Two complete and unabridged works by Sergei Eisenstein. Edited and translated by Jay Leyda. Contents follow: Editor's Note, Foreword by Sergei Eisenstein, Introduction, Through Theater to Cinema, The Unexpected, The Cinematographic Principle and the Ideogram, A Dialectic Approach to Film Form, The Filmic Fourth Dimension, Methods of Montage, A Course in Treatment, Film Language, Film Form: New Problems, The Structure of the Film, Achievement, Dickens, Griffith, and the Film Today, Appendix A. A Statement on the Sound-Film by Eisenstein, Pudovkin, and Alexandrov, Appendix B. Notes from a Director's Laboratory, Notes on Texts and Translations, Sources, Index, and Illustrations.

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