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Now playing : hand-painted poster art from the 1910s through the 1950s

Author: Anthony Slide; Jane Burman Powell; Lori Goldman Berthelsen
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Angel City Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Now Playing is a magnificently illustrated book that opens a door to another time. Dramatic artwork and detailed text tell the groundbreaking story of hand-painted movie posters commissioned by the nation's local theaters and created by local artists who were free to play by their own rules, creating unique visual advertising to seduce moviegoers"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slide, Anthony.
Now playing.
Santa Monica, Calif. : Angel City Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)754707828
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Slide; Jane Burman Powell; Lori Goldman Berthelsen
ISBN: 188331853X 9781883318536
OCLC Number: 84903688
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 37 cm
Contents: Foreword / Sid Ganis --
Introduction / Jane Burman Powell and Lori Goldman Berthelsen --
The posters of Edwin Isaac (Ike) Checketts --
A history of original motion picture poster art --
The posters of Edward Augustus Armstrong --
Palette and technique --
The posters of various artists --
But is it art? --
Batiste Madalena --
Biographical sketches of other poster artists --
The honor roll.
Responsibility: Anthony Slide, with Jane Burman Powell and Lori Goldman Berthelsen.
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"Now Playing is a magnificently illustrated book that opens a door to another time. Dramatic artwork and detailed text tell the groundbreaking story of hand-painted movie posters commissioned by the nation's local theaters and created by local artists who were free to play by their own rules, creating unique visual advertising to seduce moviegoers"--Provided by publisher.

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