How to Appreciate Motion Pictures: A Manual of Motion-Picture Criticism Prepared for High-School Students

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ILLUSTRATIONS
PAGE
Tom SAWYER--Paramount11
AN AËRIAL VIEW OF THE METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS39
SHANGHAI EXPRESS--Paramount43
CIMARRON--RKO47
THREE LITTLE PIGS United Artists52
ESKIMO--Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer61
BROKEN LULLABY--Paramount65
PETER PAN--Paramount77
FAREWELL TO ARMS--Paramount89
LIONEL BARRYMORE IN A VARIETY OF RÔLES105
Tom SAWYER--Paramount113
DIAGRAM OF MOTION-PICTURE CAMERA123
FAREWELL TO ARMS--Paramount127
BROKEN LULLABY--Paramount131
GRAND HOTEL--Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer135
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE--Paramount143
NIGHT FLIGHT--Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer147
TOM SAWYER--Paramount155
UNDER THE TONTO RIM--Paramount160
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS--Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer 163
BEN HUR--Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer167
A GROUP OF OUTSTANDING MOTION-PICTURE DIRECTORS182-183
THE KID--First National187
THUNDER OVER MEXICO--Principal Pictures194
PETER PAN--Paramount209
TOM SAWYER--Paramount225

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Table of Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Chapter I What is Motion-Picture Appreciation? 3
  • Chapter II Shopping for Your Movies 16
  • Conclusion 24
  • Chapter III The History of the Movies 26
  • Chapter IV A Visit to a Studio 37
  • Chapter V Motion-Picture Reviewing 59
  • Chapter VI The Story 74
  • Summary of Standards 95
  • Chapter VII Acting 98
  • Chapter VIII Photography 121
  • Summary of Standards 149
  • Chapter IX Settings 151
  • Summary of Standards 169
  • Chapter X Sound and Music 171
  • Summary of Standards 177
  • Chapter XI Direction 179
  • Conclusion 204
  • Chapter XII What Are Motion Pictures For? 205
  • Chapter XIII What Next? 220
  • Appendix Suggested Readings 233
  • A Glossary of Motion-Picture Vocabulary 235
  • Index 241
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