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Pictorial Beauty on the Screen

By: Freeburg, Victor Oscar

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom Inc.: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3600

Condition: Near Fine


(maroon cloth; no dust jacket, as issued) [clean and tight, just a bit of handling wear]. (B&W photographs) Reprint of the original (1923) edition, one of the earliest published treatises on the aesthetic values of the motion picture, issued at a time when the silent film was nearing its artistic apex -- and talkies were a mere four or five years in the future. Chapter titles are -- Pictorial Art in the Movies; The Practical Value of Pictorial Composition; Eye Tests for Beauty; Pictorial Force in Fixed Patterns; Rhythm and Repose in Fixed Design; Motions in a Picture; Pictorial Motions at Wor... View more info