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

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INDEX
" Abraham Lincoln," 158
Acting, 64, 67, 98-118; naturalness in, 105-108; picturing emotions, 103-104; standards for, 98-112
Advertisements (motion-picture), 17
Appreciation, nature of, 3-14
Armat, Thomas, 32
"Arrowsmith," 93, 133, 211
Barry, Iris, quoted, 82-83, 206
Beaton, Welford, quoted, 82, 102- 103, 172-173; review of "Mata Hari," 63; review of "Oliver Twist," 69-70; review of "What --No Beer?" 68
Betts, Ernest, quoted, 230
Block, Bertram, quoted, 80
Books, adapting for motion pictures, 84-86
Borzage, Frank, 192
Brenon, Herbert, 192
"Broken Lullaby," review, 64, 67
Browning, Tod, 133
"Cabinet of Dr. Caligari," 165
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, quoted, 177
Camera (motion-picture), 28-32, 122- 129; filters, 141; lenses, 141; traveling crane, 140
Cameraman, 145
Cartoons, animated, 53-56
Casting, 99-101
"Cavalcade," 93; review, 60
Chaplin, Charles, 8, 189
Characterization, 117
" Cimarron," 93-94, 203, 211
Clair, René, 196
Close-up, 10, 130
Comedy relief, 94
Cooper, Merian C., 192
Costuming, 46-50
Crane, traveling, 140
Crime and motion pictures, 215
Critics and criticism (motion-picture), 13-14, 70-71, 95
Cunningham, William S., review of "Broken Lullaby," 64, 67
" David Copperfield," 84-85
Delahanty, Thornton, quoted, 198- 199
Dialogue, 68, 109-110, 172-174
Direction, 3, 13-14, 63, 179-204
"Directorial touches," 3, 201
Directors, 13-14, 145; foreign, 195- 196; importance, 179-185; training, 194-195
"Dishonored," 137-138
Disney, Walt, quoted, 53-54
Dissolve (motion-picture), 137-138
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," 139
Double exposure, 10
"Dracula," 133, 158
Drama, origin of, 27-28
Eastman, George, 30
Edison, Thomas Alva, 30-32
Eisenstein, Sergei, 195-196
"Emma," 211
Emotions, picturing, 103-104
Fade-in and fade-out, 134, 137
"Father and Son," 38
"Fighting Caravans," 94
Film (motion-picture), 30, 50-55
Filters, 141
Flaherty, Robert, 192
Gibbons, Cedric, quoted, 166
Griffith, David Wark, 185-186, 189
"Hallelujah," 92-93
"Hello Everybody," 13
Hollaman, Richard, 32
Hollywood, California, 33
"Homicide Squad," review, 63-64
"Infernal Machine," review, 139
Isaacs, John D., 29
Kinetoscope, 30-31
Knight, Eric M., quoted, 146, 149

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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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