Les Truquages au Cinema

By: Bessy, Maurice

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(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.

Title: Les Truquages au Cinema

Author: Bessy, Maurice

Categories: Cinema: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions Prisma: (c.1951)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 5080

Keywords: Special Effects Film History Cinematography