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Widescreen cinema

Author: John Belton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of widescreen cinema which relates this history to developments in mass-produced entertainment in the 20th century. Beginning with film's progress from peepshow to projecting in 1896 and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Belton
ISBN: 067495260X 9780674952607 0674952618 9780674952614
OCLC Number: 25371658
Description: viii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Writing History Backward --
1. The shape of Things to Come --
2. From Novelty to Norm --
3. Wide Film and the General Audience --
4. The Leisured Masses --
5. Cinerama: A New Era in the Cinema --
6. CinemaScope: A Poor Man's Cinerama --
7. The Development of CinemaScope --
8. Todd-AO: The Hallmark of Quality --
9. Spectator and Screen --
10. The Shape of Money.
Responsibility: John Belton.

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