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Les Truquages au Cinema, Bessy, Maurice

Author    Bessy, Maurice

Title   Les Truquages au Cinema

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Paris Les Editions Prisma (c.1951)

Seller ID   5080

(tan decorated buckram; no dust jacket) [moderate shelfwear, bottom corner of front cover bumped and slightly fraying, top corners slightly bumped; mild soiling to covers; binding solid, text clean,previous owner's signature on title page]. (B&W photographs, drawings) Profusely-illustrated treatise on the history and techniques of special effects in the cinema; text in French. Preface (also in French) by Orson Welles. The last section, "Les Films a Trucs," discusses how certain special effects were achieved in KING KONG, THE INVISIBLE MAN, THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, TOPPER, DOCTOR CYCLOPS, THE THREE CABALLEROS, HELLZAPOPPIN, and several other films.

Special Effects Film History Cinematography

Price = 25.00 USD



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