The Art of Film Production

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1936. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. red cloth stamped in gilt, 99pps. plus 32 pps. of ads; illustrated with photo plates. An important vintage exploration of film making by the respected and widely published British film producer, known for his impressionist technique. Chapters include: an introduction to film production in England, Russia and the Continent; history and development of motion pictures; characteristics of film and the effects and limitation s of sound; choosing a subject; creative direction; news reels; loction filming and screen magazine production. The 15 photo plates include portraits of Garbo, Laughton and a scene from Chaplin's "Modern Times", etc. Very god, spine sunned. No jacket. Very Good. Item #D5167

Price: $39.50

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