Title Les Truquages au Cinema
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