Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality

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Oxford University Press, London, England (1960)




Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality. Contents follow: Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, 1. Photography, I. General Characteristics, 2. Basic Concepts, 3. The Establishment of Physical Existence, 4. Inherent Affinities, II. Areas and Elements, 5. History and Fantasy, 6. Remarks on the Actor, 7. Dialogue and Sound, 8. Music, 9. Spectator, III. Composition, 10. Experimental film, 11. The Film of Fact, 12. The Theatrical Story, 13. Interlude: Film and Novel, 14. The Found Story and the Episode, 15. Matters of Content, Epilogue, 16. Film in Our Time, Notes, Bibliography, and Index.

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