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Special effects : the history and technique

Author: Richard Rickitt
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history and evolution of motion picture special effects from silent films' smoke and mirrors to computer-assisted effects, and dissects such components as optical illusions, models, animation, and makeup and sound effects.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rickitt
ISBN: 0823077330 9780823077335
OCLC Number: 45265985
Description: 318 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Out of the shadows --
Optical illusions --
Models --
Animation --
Matte painting --
Special effects make-up --
Physical effects --
Sound effects --
The future of special effects --
Special effects landmarks.
Responsibility: Richard Rickitt.

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Traces the history and evolution of motion picture special effects from silent films' smoke and mirrors to computer-assisted effects, and dissects such components as optical illusions, models, animation, and makeup and sound effects.

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