The Film Sense

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Harcourt, Brace, 1947 - Performing Arts - 288 pages
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An exploration of the film as a more expressive and profound medium. Includes an analysis of a sound-film sequence from Alexander Nevsky. “The most instructive discussion of the film art yet put between the covers of a book” (New York Times Book Review). Edited and translated by Jay Leyda; Index; photographs and diagrams.

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The Film Sense is a book that will be an awesome read for any kind of artist (writer, musician, actor, painter, etc.) for it approaches the art of filmmaking and montage from each and every of the ... Read full review

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When I was writing poetry (must get back to that!) I was very much inspired by Sergei Eisenstein's "The Film Sense." His thoughts on montage clearly made sense to me as a writer. The fact that you can ... Read full review

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Sergei Eisenstein was a leading film director and theorist of the Soviet era. Richard Taylor is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and Russian Studies at University College, Swansea, and General Editor of "Eisenstein's Selected Works,"

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