Author:Rotha, Paul


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Filming for Amateurs

By: Burnford, Paul; with a preface by Paul Rotha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/Chicago, Pitman Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 5288

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

[minimal wear to book; jacket worn at corners and edges, a couple of small tears, chipping w/some paper loss at both ends of spine, soiling to rear (white) panel]. (B&W photographs) First edition was published in 1940; rather uncommon in dust jacket. View more info

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Documentary Film

By: Rotha, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1938

Edition: Revised ed.

Seller ID: 9310


Condition: Very Good

(no dust jacket) [solid copy, moderate wear at corners (light fraying), a bit of soiling to rear cover, light mottling on spine]. (B&W photographs) The first major history of documentary films, "written [per the author's foreword] to replace the theoretical discussions in [his earlier general history of the cinema] The Film Till Now." Preface by John Grierson. (This, the first American edition, is actually a revised edition of the earlier (1935) British book, although not stated as such in the book's front matter.) View more info

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Film Criticism and Caricatures 1943-53

By: Winnington, Richard (selected and with an introduction by Paul Rotha)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14591

ISBN: 0-236-40007-X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

[very light shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket spine a bit sunned, but no significant wear]. (cartoon drawings) Per the jacket blurb, "Winnington is to be ranked as a film critic with James Agee, Eric Knight, Otis Fergusion, André Bazin and Louis Delluc. His masterly economy of style, his persuasiveness and wit make his reviews devastating and compulsive reading two and three decades after they were written. The caricatures that accompanied them are no mere satirical likenesses. His figures, with their air of witless gaiety (or tragedy), wide-eyed glare and glitter, and melting simplici... View more info