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Cinema: The First Hundred Years By David Shipman,

  • Title: Cinema: The First Hundred Years
  • Author: David Shipman
  • ISBN: 9780312100131
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On February 1, 1893, Thomas Alva Edison completed the first motion picture studio a hut on a pivot that could be rotated to follow the sun Almost a year later, on January 7, 1894, he took a copyright for the very first film a memorable short entitled Fred Ott s Sneeze And from these inauspicious beginnings, one hundred years later, has grown a medium that is arguablyOn February 1, 1893, Thomas Alva Edison completed the first motion picture studio a hut on a pivot that could be rotated to follow the sun Almost a year later, on January 7, 1894, he took a copyright for the very first film a memorable short entitled Fred Ott s Sneeze And from these inauspicious beginnings, one hundred years later, has grown a medium that is arguably the most popular and influential man has created David Shipman, for decades on of the world s leading film critics and historians, has in Cinema The First Hundred Years given us a definitive survey of film s first century and one of the most lavishly illustrated volumes on cinema history ever produced With profound expertise, sharp wit and unmatched insight, Shipman chronicles the medium s watershed events, year by year great stars discovered, classic films released, gala openings celebrated, Oscars awarded, accepted, and declined Here in the 1907, sixteen scene version of Ben Hur the classics of the 1930s and 1940s, from Gone With The Wind and Casablanca to David Copperfield and The Bride of Frankenstein here are the Cinemascope extravaganzas of the 1950s, the road movies of the 1960s, and the modern classics of today Shipman s scope is exhaustive the 2,500 films covered include hundreds of international films as well as Hollywood pictures Accompanying Shipman s text is a photographic record unequalled in its quality not just another compendium of familiar stills Cinema resurrects hundreds of pristine, museum quality photos from archives around the world, reproducing them in a striking oversize format that recalls the grandeur of moviegoing at its most memorable Complementing Shipman s verbal surveywith a gallery of unforgettable visual images, this is a one of a kind volume the next century is not likely to see a rewarding gift for the film fan of any age.
    Cinema The First Hundred Years On February Thomas Alva Edison completed the first motion picture studio a hut on a pivot that could be rotated to follow the sun Almost a year later on January he took a copyright

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