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ƺ digital ᢮ Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture  ჳ Kindle By Peter Kobel ᄘ ƺ digital ᢮ Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture ჳ Kindle By Peter Kobel ᄘ For decades, silent films have been disintegrating in warehouses or lost to indifference Director Martin Scorsese, who wrote the foreword to this book, has spearheaded the preservation movement, warning with every foot of film that is lost, we lose a link to our culture Kobel, longtime writer about movies, demonstrates the power of silent movies in this spectacular compilation of stills, promo materials and breathtaking posters from the Library of Congress s memorabilia collection The visual artistry is stunning Kobel uses these evocative images as a foundation to examine the international film industry from 1893 to 1927 Instead of a chronological treatment, he examines genres such as horror, westerns and comedy, while paying homage to the superb work of art directors, cinematographers and directors Understandably, a significant section is devoted to actors As Norma Desmond neatly observes in Sunset Boulevard, We had faces then Although early producers were loath to highlight specific actors, fearing their popularity would translate into higher salaries, fans were hungry for information about them In this treasure trove for film buffs, Kobel details the press campaigns that created stars like Theda Bara and Rudolph Valentino, while fan magazines and newspapers deemed them American royalty Nov Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.If you ever wondered why film buffs get weak in the knees about the movies made before talkies, this book can help you understand it is beautifully designed with a dazzling array of movie stills, posters and promo material drawn from the Library of Congress memorabilia collection San Francisco Chronicle The definitive visual history of silent film New York Daily News A handsomely designed and illustrated pictorial history of the voiceless cinema Los Angeles Times A ravishing, oversize, million pound study of the silent movie era, not just its films, but its promotion, its culture and the way these movies changed how we think about the world Washington Post Express Kobel has lovingly detailed this world from the zany publicity campaigns to the lavish scripts to the decadent star lifestyles SILENT MOVIES is an essential addition to any film or design lover s library Encore magazine Spectacular The New York Times This isn t a coffee table book, though any coffee table would be lucky to be graced by it The excellent text manages the trick of being exhaustive without being exhausting, while the photos and stills, and posters, and lobby cards are enchanting Wall Street Journal Online Joe Morgenstern This shopping feature will continue to load items In order navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key the next or previousKomponisten Lieder Verlage Textdichter Ganze Komponisten und Verlagsliste anzeigen Home Kontakt Statuten Protokoll Fachartikel Links Franais Aktuelles Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture

 

    • Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture
    • 2.2
    • 140
    • Hardcover
    • 296 pages
    • Peter Kobel
    • English
    • 10 January 2016

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