skip to content
Let's go to the movies. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Let's go to the movies.

Author: Iris Barry
Publisher: New York, Arno Press, 1972.
Series: Arno Press cinema program.; Literature of cinema.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barry, Iris, 1895-1969.
Let's go to the movies.
New York, Arno Press, 1972
(OCoLC)593131614
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Barry
ISBN: 0405039115 9780405039119
OCLC Number: 720287
Notes: Reprint of the 1926 ed. published by Chatto & Windus, London under title: Let's go to the pictures.
Description: xv, 278 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Contents: Let's go to the pictures --
Dolls and dreams. Not "the silent drama" ; Stage and screen compared ; Stage claims three points ; Literary beauty no rival to visual beauty ; Visual beauty of films ; Some counter adventages of the films ; Another contrast : hearing people talk v. seeing people doing ; The combat abandoned : Tchekov and Van Gogh ; The cinema and its audience ; Dreams --
Art? Not only a story teller ; The problem of movement in drawing ; How the cinema begins where the artist leaves off ; The beauty of related time and space rhythms ; Three dimensions on the film ; Wherein lies the beauty of cinematography ; Colour and tone ; The question of coloured films ; The films and the Unitites --
The public's pleasure. Films cannot be stricly classified ; The faithful three million ; Some popular films --
what they are and why they are popular ; Why we love Mary Pickford ; The cinema exists to please women ; The question of wedding bells ; Some films which ignored them ; A fierce digression on "this getting married business" ; Do we really want so much love stuff? ; How to get rid of it ; Discussion of popular films continued ; The public is not fickle --
The sub-title. The necessity for the sub-title ; Its true function; "His hat and stick!" ; Good and shocking sub-titles ; How to make them --
Acting. Some questions on acting ; The development of stage acting; The birth of cinema acting and its childhood ; Chaplin makes it grow up ; Some horrors of acting for the films ; What film acting should do ; What not ; Reasonable help for the film actor --
Stars. The rise of Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin ; They create the star system ; How this has benefited the cinema ; How handicapped it ; Stars must never change their courses ; Which stars to watch and why ; How the system spoils the actor ; Warning words to young stars ; Personality alone does not make the actor --
Comedians. Where the comedian scores ; "Bless braces, damn relaxes" ; Charles Chaplin ; The others --
Conventions and morals. The peculiar behaviour of film folk ; Their activity and restlessness ; The curious effects of alcohol and other strange phenomena of screen life ; The innocent heroine and the wicked vamp ; The cinema and public morals ; Children and the films ; Which are the immoral films ; Uplift and lubricity --
Difficulties. The cinema's lack of prestige ; Its mutability ; Films that cannot be found again ; Does the audience care? ; Another disadvantage : production by corporations ; Making a film : the director's impossible task ; How Chaplin does it ; A last difficulty : the stories ; A suggested solution --
A vicious triangle. Producers who are only reproducers ; The example of Messrs. Heal ; Exhibitors ; The inarticulate public ; Some things it wants and where it has found them ; The public's influence ; The unhelpful critic ; The editorial attitude ; A matter of prestige again ; Critics! criticize --
Producers, directors, and others. By their trade ye shall know them ; Some advice on producing companies ; In America; In Germany ; In England ; A selection of directors ; What we get from each ; American ; German ; British --
Speaking of international. The national character of films ; The finger print of England ; Of France : with a note on some clever young men ; What Germany contributes --
A dialogue of two sober men as though Plato and Aristotle.
Series Title: Arno Press cinema program.; Literature of cinema.
Other Titles: Let's go to the pictures

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"720287<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> ; # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1027285<\/a>> ; # Motion pictures<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/791.43\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/54242106<\/a>> ; # Iris Barry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"1972<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"The sub-title. The necessity for the sub-title ; Its true function; \"His hat and stick!\" ; Good and shocking sub-titles ; How to make them -- Acting. Some questions on acting ; The development of stage acting; The birth of cinema acting and its childhood ; Chaplin makes it grow up ; Some horrors of acting for the films ; What film acting should do ; What not ; Reasonable help for the film actor -- Stars. The rise of Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin ; They create the star system ; How this has benefited the cinema ; How handicapped it ; Stars must never change their courses ; Which stars to watch and why ; How the system spoils the actor ; Warning words to young stars ; Personality alone does not make the actor -- Comedians. Where the comedian scores ; \"Bless braces, damn relaxes\" ; Charles Chaplin ; The others -- Conventions and morals. The peculiar behaviour of film folk ; Their activity and restlessness ; The curious effects of alcohol and other strange phenomena of screen life ; The innocent heroine and the wicked vamp ; The cinema and public morals ; Children and the films ; Which are the immoral films ; Uplift and lubricity -- Difficulties. The cinema\'s lack of prestige ; Its mutability ; Films that cannot be found again ; Does the audience care? ; Another disadvantage : production by corporations ; Making a film : the director\'s impossible task ; How Chaplin does it ; A last difficulty : the stories ; A suggested solution -- A vicious triangle. Producers who are only reproducers ; The example of Messrs. Heal ; Exhibitors ; The inarticulate public ; Some things it wants and where it has found them ; The public\'s influence ; The unhelpful critic ; The editorial attitude ; A matter of prestige again ; Critics! criticize --<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Producers, directors, and others. By their trade ye shall know them ; Some advice on producing companies ; In America; In Germany ; In England ; A selection of directors ; What we get from each ; American ; German ; British -- Speaking of international. The national character of films ; The finger print of England ; Of France : with a note on some clever young men ; What Germany contributes -- A dialogue of two sober men as though Plato and Aristotle.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Let\'s go to the pictures -- Dolls and dreams. Not \"the silent drama\" ; Stage and screen compared ; Stage claims three points ; Literary beauty no rival to visual beauty ; Visual beauty of films ; Some counter adventages of the films ; Another contrast : hearing people talk v. seeing people doing ; The combat abandoned : Tchekov and Van Gogh ; The cinema and its audience ; Dreams -- Art? Not only a story teller ; The problem of movement in drawing ; How the cinema begins where the artist leaves off ; The beauty of related time and space rhythms ; Three dimensions on the film ; Wherein lies the beauty of cinematography ; Colour and tone ; The question of coloured films ; The films and the Unitites -- The public\'s pleasure. Films cannot be stricly classified ; The faithful three million ; Some popular films -- what they are and why they are popular ; Why we love Mary Pickford ; The cinema exists to please women ; The question of wedding bells ; Some films which ignored them ; A fierce digression on \"this getting married business\" ; Do we really want so much love stuff? ; How to get rid of it ; Discussion of popular films continued ; The public is not fickle --<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/1491562<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the pictures<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Motion pictures<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/arno_press_cinema_program<\/a>> ; # Arno Press cinema program.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/literature_of_cinema<\/a>> ; # Literature of cinema.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/the_arno_press_cinema_program_the_literature_of_cinema<\/a>> ; # The Arno Press cinema program. The literature of cinema<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/593131614<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"720287<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/720287#PublicationEvent\/new_york_arno_press_1972<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Agent\/arno_press<\/a>> ; # Arno Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780405039119<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"New York<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/791.43\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Agent\/arno_press<\/a>> # Arno Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Arno Press<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/arno_press_cinema_program<\/a>> # Arno Press cinema program.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Arno Press cinema program.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/literature_of_cinema<\/a>> # Literature of cinema.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Literature of cinema.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1491562#Series\/the_arno_press_cinema_program_the_literature_of_cinema<\/a>> # The Arno Press cinema program. The literature of cinema<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"The Arno Press cinema program. The literature of cinema<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1027285<\/a>> # Motion pictures<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Motion pictures<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/54242106<\/a>> # Iris Barry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1895<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1969<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Barry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Iris<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Iris Barry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/1491562<\/a>> # Let\'s go to the pictures<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Let\'s go to the pictures<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780405039119<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0405039115<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780405039119<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/593131614<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:label<\/a> \"Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Online version:<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/720287<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/720287<\/a>> ; # Let\'s go to the movies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-10-20<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n