Hollywood Movie Stills [Hardcover]
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- Technical Specs
- Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.9 x 10.6 inches
- Format: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 224 pages
- Version: Biography & Autobiography
This book is the most detailed and perceptive survey ever devoted to this neglected aspect of film-making. It traces the origin of stills photography during the silent era and the early development of the star system, through to the rise of the giant studios in the 1930s and their eventual decline. Finler focuses on the photographers, on the stars they photographed, and on many key films and film-makers.
Hollywood Movie Stills is illustrated with hundreds of rare and unusual stills from the author's own collection, including not only portraits and scene stills but production shots, behind-the-scenes photos, poster art, calendar art, photo collages and trick shots. There are also photos showing the stars' private lives and special events in Hollywood. This lavishly presented new edition of Finler's classic work includes many new stills and much new insight and information into this fascinating aspect of the great film studios in their heyday.
- Author: Joel W. Finler
- Publisher: Titan Publishing Group
- ISBN: 9781781161937
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