Film Form: Essays in Film Theory

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Harcourt, Brace, 1949 - Performing Arts - 279 pages
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Twelve essays written between 1928 and 1945 that demonstrate key points in the development of Eisensteinís film theory and in particular his analysis of the sound-film medium. Edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Jay Leyda; Index; photographs and diagrams.

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

If you're interested in film studies Read full review

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User Review  - Blair - Goodreads

Seminal. Period. It's all about montage, sure, but people don't recognize the linear editing as much as they should. Read his theory - it's about cell-to-cell, not necessarily sequence-to-equence. Just ask Brian DePalma. He's been cribbing on this shit for decades. 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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