An evening's entertainment: the age of the silent feature picture, 1915-1928
The 10-volume, illustrated series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century right up to 1990. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade a
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But 1926 marked the climax of a revolution that Abbott allowed to pass unnoticed:
the triumph of panchromatic negative stock in the Hollywood studios. In 1915
Eastman Kodak offered only one negative stock and one positive release- print ...
The Maximum Emotional Effect The general use of Panchromatic Negative in
motion picture production means much in the way of improvement in the art.
Used without a filter it helps the picture — with a filter, the color corrections are
Criticized by those who felt that every negative needed uniform density
throughout (so-called "one-light" negatives), he answered that negatives could
be timed, with varying densities compensated for by automatic light changes
during printing ...
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These are the initial three volumes in a projected ten-volume series, scheduled for completion in 1993, which explores American cinema through the 1980s. Musser, who teaches film studies at NYU and ... Read full review