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The sounds of early cinema : [papers of DOMITOR's four-day biennual conference, hosted by the Motion Picture Division of the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., during the first week of June 1998]

Author: Richard Abel; Domitor (Organisation internationale pour le développement de la recherche sur le cinéma des premiers temps). Colloque international
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana Univ. Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with a crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. This title argues that in order to understand cinema's emergence, especially as a cultural practice at the turn of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
[études diverses]
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Abel; Domitor (Organisation internationale pour le développement de la recherche sur le cinéma des premiers temps). Colloque international
ISBN: 025333988X 9780253339881 0253214793 9780253214799
OCLC Number: 717434948
Description: XVI, 327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: ContentsIntroduction, Richard Abel and Rick AltmanI. A Context of Intermediality1. Ian Christie, "Early Phonograph Culture and Moving Pictures" 2. Tom Gunning, "Doing for the Eye What the Phonograph Does for the Ear"3. Mats Bjorkin, "Remarks on Writing and Technologies of Sound in Early Cinema"4. Richard Crangle, "`Next Slide Please': The Lantern Lecture in Britain, 1890-1910"5. Francois Jost, "The Ways of Silence" 6. Edouard Arnoldy, "The Event and the Series: The Decline of Cafe-Concerts, the Failure of Gaumont's Chronphone and the Birth of Cinema as Art" II. Sound Practices in Production7. Isabelle Raynauld, "Dialogues in Silent Screenplays: What the Actors Really Said"8. Bernard Perron, "The First Transi-Sounds of Parallel Editing" 9. John Fullerton, "Sound, the Jump Cut, and `Trickality' in Early Danish Comedies"10. Dominique Nasta, "Setting the Pace of a Heartbeat: The Use of Sound Elements in European Melodramas Before 1915" 11. Rashit Yangirov, "Talking Movie or Silent Theater: Creative Experiments by Vasily Goncharov"III. Sound Practices in Exhibition12. Gregory Waller, "Sleighbells and Moving Pictures: On the Trail of D. W. Robertson"13. Stephen Bottomore, "The Story of Percy Peashaker: Debates about Sound Effects in the Early Cinema"14. Richard Abel, "That Most American of Attractions, the Illustrated Song"15. Jeffrey Klenotic, "`The Sensational Acme of Realism': `Talker' Pictures as Early Cinema Sound Practice" 16. Lauren Rabinovitz, "`Bells and Whistles': The Sound of Meaning in Train Travel Film Rides" IV. Spectators and Politics17. Jean Chateauvert and Andre Gaudreault, "The Noises of Spectators, or the Spectator as Additive to the Spectacle" 18. Jacques Polet, "Early Cinematographic Spectacles: The Role of Sound Accompaniment in the Reception of Moving Images" 19. Marta Braun and Charlie Keil, "Sounding Canadian: Early Sound Practices and
Responsibility: ed. by Richard Abel and Rick Altman.

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