Series: Exeter Studies in Film History
Paperback: 512 pages
Publisher: University of Exeter Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 1.4 x 6.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 2077190
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth. First published in French in 1994 and now translated into English, Laurent Mannoni's account projects a broad picture of the subject area now known as 'pre-cinema'....