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Designing dreams : modern architecture in the movies

Author: Donald Albrecht; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Published by Harper & Row in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Explores modern architecture in film sets of the 1920s and 1930s including a comparison of architectural photographs with movie stills. Chapter 1 covers a brief history of modern architecture from 1925 through 1939. Chapter 2 gives an overview of film decor before its designers adopted modernism in the mid-1920s. Chapters 3 and 4 run chronologically through four periods between 1916 and 1939 and chart the first  Read more...
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Albrecht, Donald.
Designing dreams.
New York, N.Y. : Published by Harper & Row in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, ©1986
(OCoLC)652343775
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Albrecht; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),
ISBN: 0060961066 9780060961060 0060550201 9780060550202
OCLC Number: 13559977
Description: xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Projecting the New Architecture --
Building the Seventh Art --
Europe at the Forefront --
Hollywood Unlimited --
The Modern Mystique --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Filmography --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Donald Albrecht.

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Explores modern architecture in film sets of the 1920s and 1930s including a comparison of architectural photographs with movie stills. Chapter 1 covers a brief history of modern architecture from 1925 through 1939. Chapter 2 gives an overview of film decor before its designers adopted modernism in the mid-1920s. Chapters 3 and 4 run chronologically through four periods between 1916 and 1939 and chart the first steps, breakthrough, dissemination, and decline of modern architecture in movies. Chapter 5 examines nine specific types of modern film decor.

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