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Description - Black & White Cinema by Wheeler Winston Dixon

Black & white film, the cinema of shadows and light, is a filmgoer's pleasure and a film student's surprised delight. The greatest of films are black & white, from Chaplin and Keaton, through the masterpieces of Film Noir, up to the black & white rarities of modern cinema, from Raging Bull to The Artist. Featuring 40 well-chosen illustrations, this is the first full account, critique and history of the black & white film, which dominated the movies internationally over seven decades. It reveals the art and craft of filming in black & white, going behind the scenes to the directors and cinematographers, tracing the fortunes of this unique medium through the history of the silver screen.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781784534523
ISBN-10: 1784534528
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: I.B. Tauris
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wheeler Winston Dixon

Formerly a filmmaker, Wheeler Winston Dixon is the James Ryan Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. His books include Cinema at the Margins, Death of the Moguls: The end of Classical Hollywood and, co-authored with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, A Short History of Film (I.B. Tauris, 2008).

Books By Wheeler Winston Dixon

Black and White Cinema by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Hardback, October 2015
Short History of Film by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Paperback / softback, April 2018
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