9780156309202

Film Form

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  • ISBN13:

    9780156309202

  • ISBN10:

    0156309203

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1969-06-01
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (A)

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Summary

Twelve essays written between 1928 and 1945 that demonstrate key points in the development of Eisenstein's film theory and in particular his analysis of the sound-film medium. Edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Jay Leyda; Index; photographs and diagrams.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Through Theater to Cinema
3(15)
The Unexpected
18(10)
The Cinematographic Principle and the Ideogram
28(17)
A Dialectic Approach to Film Form
45(19)
The Filmic Fourth Dimension
64(8)
Methods of Montage
72(12)
A Course in Treatment
84(24)
Film Language
108(14)
Film Form: New Problems
122(28)
The Structure of the Film
150(29)
Achievement
179(16)
Dickens, Griffith, and the Film Today
195(62)
Appendix A. A Statement on the Sound-Film 257(4)
Eisenstein
Pudovkin
Alexandrov
Appendix B. Notes from a Director's Laboratory 261(5)
Notes on Texts and Translations 266(2)
Sources 268(5)
Index 273

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