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Moving Pictures

Author : Nancy Mowll Mathews
ISBN : 1555952283
Genre : Art
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Published in conjunction with a 2005-2007 exhibition organized by the Williams College Museum of Art, this volume addresses the rich topic of comparisons across theater, film, and the visual arts during the late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Seventeen essays are arranged in sections on early film and American artistic traditions. 183 colour & 100 b/w illustrations
Category: Art

Moving Pictures

Author : Anne Hollander
ISBN : 0394574001
Genre : Aesthetics, Modern
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Explores the interconnectedness of Western art, discussing how the European artists of the fifteenth century--among them Van Eyck, Durer, and Breughel--can be seen as the precursors to modern filmmakers who depict moments in human life
Category: Aesthetics, Modern

Moving Pictures

Author : Claire Llewellyn
ISBN : 0237530228
Genre : Cinematography
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Looks at the different ways pictures can move. Includes activities such as designing a flap and planning, making and evaluating a moving picture based on a nursery rhyme. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Category: Cinematography

Medicine S Moving Pictures

Author : Leslie J. Reagan
ISBN : 1580462340
Genre : Medical
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Original essays by leading media scholars and historians of medicine that explore the rich history of health-related films.
Category: Medical

Moving Pictures

Author : Duncan Scott
ISBN : 9781861342331
Genre : Political Science
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Drawing on detailed case study research with eight organisations in the UK in 1999, Moving Pictures identifies eight key dilemmas of voluntary action and explores how these are experienced and managed within particular organisations. In addressing these issues through practitioners' voices, it highlights the human perspective on policy and practice. The report will improve understanding of how voluntary organisations are structured and evolve, and how they respond to, or resist, opportunities and constraints. Moving Pictures will appeal to practitioners and policy makers, to workers, volunteers and users, and to a wider academic and student audience endeavouring to make sense of their findings in a critically analytical way.
Category: Political Science

Moving Pictures

Author : Budd Schulberg
ISBN : 9781453261767
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Oscar-winning screenwriter of On the Waterfront recounts his life, his career, and “how Hollywood became the dream factory it still is today” (Kirkus Reviews). When Seymour Wilson “Budd” Schulberg moved from New York to Los Angeles as a child, Hollywood’s filmmaking industry was just getting started. To some, the region was still more famous for its citrus farms than its movie studios. In this iconic memoir, Schulberg, the son of one of Tinseltown’s most influential producers, recounts the rise of the studios, the machinations of the studio heads, and the lives of some of cinema’s earliest and greatest stars. Even as Hollywood grew to become one of the country’s most powerful cultural and economic engines, it retained the feel of a company town for decades. Schulberg’s sparkling recollections offer a unique insider view of both the glitter and dark side of the dream factory’s early years. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Budd Schulberg including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Moving Pictures

Author : Terry Pratchett
ISBN : 9781407034737
Genre : Fiction
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'Holy Wood is a different sort of place. People act differently here. Everywhere else the most important things are gods or money or cattle. Here, the most important thing is to be important.' Alchemists have always thought that they can change reality, shape it to their own purpose. Imagine then the damage that could be wrought on the Discworld if they get their hands on the ultimate alchemy: the invention of motion pictures, the greatest making of illusions. It may be a triumph of universe-shaking proportions. It's either that or they're about to unlock the dark secret of the Holy Wood hills - by mistake...
Category: Fiction

Moving Pictures

Author : Paul Root
ISBN : 9781441500007
Genre : Fiction
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"...Six adapted screenplays... [and] two traditional stories.''--Back cover.
Category: Fiction

Moving Pictures

Author : Kathryn Immonen
ISBN : 9781603092029
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Nominated for the 2011 Stumptown Award and Doug Wright Award! "A wonderful, poignant surprise."-- Paul Gravett, author of Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life "Most of the story seems less drawn than peeled and chiseled away from absolute visual and moral darkness... [Moving Pictures] suggests how art can be a lifeline to meaning at a moment when nothing seems possible but betrayal."-- Douglas Wolk, The New York Times "This elegant and evocative historical graphic novel explores the personal relationships involved in protecting internationally recognized works of fine art during the Nazi occupation of Paris ... the storytelling and the characters are as sober as the crisp, heavy black-and-white of its images ... Deftly told, the whole story resonates long after its appropriately ambiguous final pages."-- Booklist (starred review) "Subtle [and] mature ... the Immonens keep the story spare and focused to allow the ambiguity of survival itself to become the drama."-- Publishers Weekly (starred review) "An engaging story that comments on art and value, decency and free will, and what it means to follow your convictions."-- Torontoist "A multifaceted story full of difficult storytelling and ambiguous morality... illustrative of what a major writing talent Kathryn Immonen really is. Husband Stuart's work is equally excellent, closed and evocative with skillful use of light and shadow."-- The AV Club "A sparse, bleak experience that moves with slow, deliberate steps through a world of deep, ambiguous shadow."-- Comics Alliance "Moving and atmospheric... The striking black and white artwork is suitably stark and moody and matched for impact by the brisk, loaded dialogue, lending the characters a life-like depth and immediacy."-- Christian Kerr, BlogCritics Top Shelf is proud to welcome Kathryn & Stuart Immonen (Ultimate Spider-Man, Nextwave, Patsy Walker: Hellcat, Never as Bad as You Think) to the Top Shelf family with this thrilling, intimate tale of love, war, and art. Moving Pictures is the story of the awkward and dangerous relationship between curator Ila Gardner and officer Rolf Hauptmann, as they are forced by circumstances to play out their private lives in a public power struggle. The narrative unfolds along two timelines which collide with the revelation of a terrible secret, an enigmatic decision that not many would make, and the realization that sometimes the only choice left is the refusal to choose. In a recent interview at, Kathryn explained that "The history is just a backdrop to tell a messed-up love story that's about how we assign value to things and people, how we behave when not everyone is playing by the same rules"and "in the end, maybe it's all about the fundamentally perverse nature of desire, about not being to help wanting what you want even if you don't know why. And how, from the outside, we really don't know anything about someone else's intimacies."
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

High Class Moving Pictures

Author : Charles Musser
ISBN : 9781400872725
Genre : Performing Arts
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The entrepreneur of phonograph concerts and motion-picture programs Lyman H. Howe was the leading traveling exhibitor of his time and the exemplar of an important but until now little examined aspect of American popular culture. This work, with its numerous and lively illustrations, uses his career to explore the world of itinerant showmen, who exhibited all motion pictures seen outside large cities during the 1890s and early 1900s. They frequently built cultural alliances with genteel city dwellers or conservative churchgoers and in later years favored "high-class" topics appealing to audiences uncomfortable with the plebeian nickelodeons. Bridging the fields of American studies and film history, the book reveals the remarkable sophistication with which exhibitors created their elaborate, evening-length programs to convey powerful ideological messages. Whether depicting the Spanish-American War, the 1900 Paris Exposition, or British colonialism in action, Howe's "cinema of reassurance" had many parallels with the music of John Philip Sousa. Originally published in 1991. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Category: Performing Arts

The Moving Pictures Generation

Author : V. Dika
ISBN : 9781137118516
Genre : Performing Arts
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Beginning in the late 1970s, a number of visual artists in downtown New York City returned to an exploration of the cinematic across mediums. Vera Dika considers their work within a greater cultural context and probes for a deeper understanding of the practice.
Category: Performing Arts

Moving Pictures Stopping Places

Author : David B. Clarke
ISBN : 9780739132272
Genre : Social Science
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Mobility has long been a defining feature of modern societies, yet remarkably little attention has been paid to the various 'stopping places'_hotels, motels, and the like_that this mobility presupposes. If the paradoxical qualities of fixed places dedicated to facilitating movement have been overlooked by a variety of commentators, film-makers have shown remarkable prescience and consistency in engaging with these 'still points' around which the world is made to turn. Hotels and motels play a central role in a multitude of films, ranging across an immensely wide variety of genres, eras, and national cinemas. Whereas previous film theorists have focused on the movement implied by road movies and similar genres, the outstanding contributions to this volume extend the recent engagement with space and place in film studies, providing a series of fascinating explorations of the cultural significance of stopping places, both on screen and off. Ranging from the mythical elegance of the Grand Hotel, through the uncanny spaces of the Bates motel, to Korean 'love motels,' the wealth of insights, from a variety of theoretical perspectives, that this volume delivers is set to change our understanding of the role played by stopping places in an increasingly fluid world.
Category: Social Science

Composing For Moving Pictures

Author : Jason M. Gaines
ISBN : 9780199911752
Genre : Music
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Making quality moving pictures has never been easier or more affordable, and the proliferation and ease of access to digital recording devices has prompted scores of amateurs to record and post videos to YouTube and its ilk. Paradoxically, however, scoring and arranging music for motion pictures is, in many ways, more complicated now than ever before, requiring extensive knowledge of notation, arranging, recording, and mixing software and multi-component DAW workstations. In Composing for Moving Pictures: The Essential Guide, author Jason Gaines offers practical tools with which to navigate the increasingly complex environment of movie music composition. He addresses both the principles of composition for moving pictures and the technologies which drive music composition, performance, and recording in an integrated and comprehensive fashion. The guide takes readers from square one - how technology can facilitate, rather than hinder, creativity in scoring - and then moves into the basics of working with MIDI files and on to more advanced concepts such as arranging and mixing. Gaines illustrates each step of the process with screen shots and explanations in the form of program tutorials. Composing for Moving Pictures fills a hole in literature on film scoring in the digital age and will prove to be an invaluable resource for music educators at the university and secondary level. Amateur composers will also delight in this easy-to-use guidebook.
Category: Music

Moving Pictures And Classic Images

Author : Samuel K. Rubin
ISBN : 0786417579
Genre : Performing Arts
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In 1962, Samuel K. Rubin founded 8mm Collector, the predecessor to Classic Images, a widely respected publication in the vintage film hobby that celebrates the golden age of Hollywood. He was instrumental in beginning the "vintage film fan movement," founding The Society for Cinephiles, as well as organizing the Cinecon vintage film conventions. This is simultaneously a history of the vintage film hobby, a history of Classic Images, and a memoir of Rubin's forty years in the center of the hobby's world. Rubin has drawn from his personal experiences with industry professionals from the silent and early sound era, and from his service during the more than 320 issues of Classic Images published since that magazine's inception. The book covers the birth of 8mm Collector and includes reviews of the classic films, reviews of books and videos of the early screen and profiles of classic film industry personalities. Classic Images still provides a medium for film enthusiasts to share their experiences with different vendors, buy and sell movie memorabilia, and generally covers the entire movie industry from the viewpoint of the collector.
Category: Performing Arts

Moving Pictures Migrating Identities

Author : Eva Rueschmann
ISBN : 1617034347
Genre : Emigration and immigration in motion pictures
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Ruth Fielding In Moving Pictures

Author : Alice B. Emerson
ISBN : 9781609776817
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Ruth, Helen, and Tom watch a moving picture company film scenes near the Red Mill. As they watch, the starring actress, Hazel Gray, falls into the river and is swept downstream. Ruth and her friends rescue Miss Gray and take her to the Red Mill to recover. The next day, Ruth meets the producer, Mr. Hammond, who promises to read Ruth's scenario when she impulsively confides that she is planning to write one. Soon after the friends return to school, the East Dormitory burns and is a complete loss. All of the girls housed in that building, including Ruth and her friends, lose all of their possessions. It is soon learned that Dr. Tellingham allowed the insurance to lapse, and there is no money to rebuild the dormitory. In the meantime, Ruth submits her scenario to Mr. Hammond and is thrilled when he accepts it. After her scenario is accepted, Ruth gets a wonderful idea about how she can help the school raise money to rebuild the dormitory. In the Italian garden scenes, the seniors and juniors were used. Ruth calls a meeting of all of the students and suggests her idea of writing a moving picture scenario that will be filmed on the campus. The proceeds from the film would go towards rebuilding the dormitory. In this way, all of the girls would contribute to the fund, since they would be the extras in the film. This idea is met with enthusiasm, and Ruth soon gains Mr. Hammond's approval.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

A Critical History Of History In Moving Pictures

Author : John N. Dunbar, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781491868720
Genre : Performing Arts
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In the first book of its kind in the English language historian Dr. John Dunbar provides an overview of attempts throughout film history to put historical topics on screen in the United States and Great Britain. The earliest attempts were biographic films about famous people and some great epic films such as Gone With the Wind that were not claimed to be accurate histories of a period. World War Two paved the way for post war developments through the evolution of the documentary film that were often accurate portrayals of events in the war. After WW 2 a number of social, political, technical and economic developments opened the way for the making of historically accurate films. The dissolution of the Studio System in Hollywood, the disappearance of film censor boards, the arrival of television and later the internet, the appearance of greater market segments than those traditionally served by motion picture all opened up market opportunities for films of greater historical accuracy than had traditionally been available. The emergence of film makers and production companies dedicated to the accurate telling of history now engages the resources of professional historians in the making of films of unequalled accuracy. As items in the modern world of media literacy and political discourse, these films play an important role in the sustenance of the open society in which the ideals of the European Enlightenment can be continually realized.
Category: Performing Arts

Moving Pictures A Novel Of Early Hollywood

Author : K. L. A. Hyatt
ISBN : 9780615610177
Genre : Fiction
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Magda Santoya runs away to Los Angeles, where she explores the big city with her cousin, Dolores. The burgeoning film industry offers the young women something to aspire to--a chance to live their own lives, unbeholden to any one else. A lucky break with the Chronicle Film Company leads to opportunity, riches, and stardom. Yet heartbreak and devastation are only a heartbeat away. Moving Pictures is a fictional memoir about the tumult of Hollywood when there were no rules other than making as many pictures as possible. Follow Magda's rising star as she tells her story in Moving Pictures.
Category: Fiction

The Moving Picture Boys At Panama

Author : Victor Appleton
ISBN : 9783861951773
Genre : Fiction
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Reprint of the adventure novel first released in 1915.
Category: Fiction