Everybody's Marionette Book

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Read Books, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 204 pages
Originally published in the 1930s, this is a wonderfully detailed guide to marionettes, puppetry and the construction and production of a show. It contains over a hundred diagrams and illustrations detailing all the various designs for puppets and instructions for their construction. All the secrets of the trade are laid in in simple language and instructions, along with clear and detailed diagrams. This is an exhaustive manual for anyone interested in puppetry. Contents Include: By Way of Introduction Puppetry In Foreign Countries The Stage Scenery and Properties Lighting Marionettes in the Making Marionettes Continued Controls and Strings Trick Dolls The Marionette in Action The Glove Puppet Productions Bibliography Materials and Where To Obtain Them Marionettes In London Museums Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Keywords: Making Marionettes Farm Books Puppetry Stage Scenery London Museums Glove Puppet Puppet Productions Marionette Foreign Countries 1900s Puppets 1930s Wonderfully Illustrations Bibliography Dolls Lighting

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