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1 Bessy, Maurice Histoire en 1000 images du cinema; collection dirigee par Robin Livio
Paris Editions Du Pont Royal 1962 NO First Edition Hardcover Good 
(illustrated boards; no dust jacket) [heavily worn at corners; spine repaired with clear tape (binding of pages is solid)]. (B&W photographs) 1,000 images (they're numbered) illustrating the development of the cinema from Egyptian wall paintings through LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD; text and captions in French. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Bessy, Maurice Les Truquages au Cinema
Paris Les Editions Prisma (c.1951) First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
(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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Bessy, Maurice (translated by Ciba Vaughan) Orson Welles
New York Crown Publishers Inc. (c.1971, 1963) 1st printing thus Softcover Very Good 
[moderate edgewear to covers; binding solid, text clean]. (Editions Seghers' Cinema d'Aujourd'hui in English) Series Trade PB (B&W photographs) "An investigation into his fimls and philosophy." Orginally published in French in 1963; this edition "has been brought up to the present, adapted for an American audience, and includes an up-to-date bibliography, filmography, and many photographs." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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