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Knopf, 1992 - Motion pictures - 62 pages
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Full-color photos. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the history and
technology of movies--how sets are built, how stunts are performed, how
cartoons and special effects are created, and how films are edited and
publicized before release. The "multiple visuals are eye-catching, impressive,
and accurate."-- "School Library Journal.

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Eyewitness has always been a great source of general knowledge on a subject. This books subject being film is no exception to Eyewitness’ history of their books. The book covers film from its history ... Read full review

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Even though this book is twenty years outdated it is still filled with the history and origins of film. Starting over a millennium ago in China and advancing through the mutoscope, 35 mm film ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Richard Platt is the award-winning auther of "Castle Diary" and "Pirate Diary,"

Manuela Cappon is a member of the MM Communicazione illustration studio based in Florence, Italy.

Dave King holds a BFA in painting and film from Cooper Union and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. He has been published in The Paris Review and Big City Lit, and he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He lives in New York.

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