9780415324427

Color, The Film Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415324427

  • ISBN10:

    0415324424

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2006-08-08
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

From successful and well published editors, this is the first anthology devoted exclusively to the subject of colour in film and its history, production and technology.Set out in thematic sections, the book addresses key issues in the field including:- the development of colour technology- how visual stule was affected by the shift from black and white to colour- colour in film theory and the writings of authors such as Bresson, Eisenstein and Oshima- colour in the films of Godard, Hitchcock, Almodovar and many more.Including case studies too, this is the perfect introductory guide to a key element in film form and theory. A must for all students starting any film studies course.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii
Acknowledgments ix
Brian Price, General Introduction
PART ONE: COLOR TECHNOLOGY AND VISUAL STYLE 11(40)
Introduction
11(40)
1 Steve Neale, Technicolor
13(11)
2 Natalie M. Kalmus, Color Consciousness
24(6)
3 J.P. Telotte, Minor Hazards: Disney and the Color Adventure
30(10)
4 Dudley Andrew, The Post-War Struggle for Colour
40(11)
PART TWO: COLOR THEORY 51(52)
Introduction
51(52)
5 Rudolf Arnheim, Remarks on Color Film
53(4)
6 André Bazin, A Bergsonian Film: The Picasso Mystery
57(6)
7 David Batchelor, Chromophobia
63(13)
8 Brian Price, Color, the Formless, and Cinematic Eros
76(12)
9 Trond Lundemo, The Colors of Haptic Space: Black, Blue and White in Moving Images
88(15)
PART THREE: THE FILMMAKER AS COLOR THEORIST 103(26)
Introduction
103(2)
10 Sergei Eisenstein, On Colour
105(13)
11 Nagisa Oshima, Banishing Green
118(3)
12 Eric Rohmer, Reflections on Color
121(2)
13 Eric Rohmer, Of Taste and Colors
123(3)
14 Stan Brakhage, Painting Film
126(3)
PART FOUR: CASE STUDIES 129(73)
Introduction
129(2)
15 Richard Allen, Hitchcock's Color Designs
131(14)
16 Mary Beth Haralovich, All That Heaven Allows: Color, Narrative Space, and Melodrama
145(9)
17 Scott Higgins, Demonstrating Three-Strip Tech n icolor: Becky Sharp
154(7)
18 Marshall Deutelbaum, Costuming and the Color System of Lease Her to Heaven
161(9)
19 Edward Branigan, The Articulation of Color in a Filmic System: Deux ou trois chases que je sais d' elle
170(13)
20 Angela Dalle Vacche, Michelangelo Antonioni's Red Desert: Painting as Ventriloquism and Color as Movement (Architecture and Painting)
183(9)
21 Peter Wollen, Blue
192(10)
Select Bibliography 202(4)
Index 206

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