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Silent film sound

Rick Altman

Silent film sound

by Rick Altman

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementRick Altman.
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LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 462 p.
Number of Pages462
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Open LibraryOL22613464M
ISBN 100231116624

Silent Film Sound & Music Archive. 2, likes 8 talking about this. SFSMA is an online archive of music and materials related to sound and music for the silent cinema.5/5(1). Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook.


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"Silent Film Sound" reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period. Based on extensive original research and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the Because silent cinema is widely perceived as having been exactly that--silent--no one has fully examined how sound was used to accompany the /5.

Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period. Based on extensive original research and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of earlier histories of this period in film and reveals the complexity and swiftly changing nature of American silent cinema.

Because silent cinema is widely perceived as having been exactly that-silent-no one has fully examined how souns was used to accompany the films of this era. Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period.

Based on extensive origianl reserach and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of 5/5(1). The 12 chapters in this concise book explore the multitude of functions filled by music in the rapidly changing context of the silent film era, as the concept of cinema itself developed.

Examples are drawn from around the globe and across the history of silent film, both during the classic era of silent film and later uses of the silent format.

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Based on extensive original research and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of earlier histories of this period in film and reveals the complexity and swiftly changing nature of American silent : Columbia University Press.

Book Review | September 01 Silent Film Sound Silent Film Sound. Rick. Quick Start: Using the Archive. Click on Search below or fill in text in the Search bar to search for names, titles, instruments, or dates. Click on one of the Categories below to bring up a list of holdings in that format.

Go to About for information on silent film music, the Archive in general, and to learn how to cite items you find here. Click on People to learn more about the team. The Silent Scream is the book for everyone who is interested in learning more about Hitchcock's films or about the ways in which sound track subtly manipulates the movie audience.

Contents. Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period. Based on extensive original research and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of earlier histories of this period in film and reveals the complexity and swiftly changing nature of American silent cinema/5.

This book covers silent film history and how the silent film developed from the beginning when it was used mainly as a vehicle to record "real" events or as a novelty for audiences all the way through its growth and development into a true art form, completely separate in itself, rather than as a crude precursor of sound film.

She studies the history of technology, and teaches a course at Princeton on the history of the phonograph. She is working on a website about noise in New York City in the s (link to come) and is also writing a book about the transition from silent to sound movies in the American film industry.

Inshe was named a MacArthur Foundation. This book acts as an important overview of early film scholarship after 12 years of research. Read more on or The Parade’s Gone By by Kevin Brownlow. The book that rekindled an interest in silent film.

The era of silent film encompasses the thirty-five-year span between the initial development of film technology around and the widespread adoption of synchronized sound around It was a vitally important period in film history, both for the artistry of the films it produced and for the societal impact of the various institutions that.

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VL - SP - EP - JO - Nineteenth Century Theatre and FilmAuthor: Jacob Smith. This short film was a test for Edison's "Kinetophone" project, the first attempt in history to record sound and moving image in synchronization.

This was an experiment by William Dickson to put sound and film together either in or Unfortunately, this experiment failed because they didn't understand synchronization of sound and film. The new silent era: how films turned the volume down overwhelmed by the cacophonous use of sound in modern film, but there is a narrative reason too: the movie is set in a world terrorised by Author: Ryan Gilbey.

From peep show and projection to nickelodeon and the campaign to standardize film sounds, Silent Film Sound is a bible of reference information--and vintage photos. COPYRIGHT Midwest Book Review No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.

The film may be shown: “as a silent subject with teacher comments, as a silent subject with pupil comments or descriptions, and as a sound film a few sequences in length. Or, during repeated showings, projection may be halted momentarily for comments and discussion” (Brunstetter,p.

47). Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film period. Based on extensive origianl reserach and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, the book challenges the assumptions of earlier histories of this period in film and reveals the complexity and swiftly changing nature of American silent cinema.

What Silent Film and Found Photographs Can Show Us About Writing After we returned home to the States, I checked out every book the library had on silent film and read them all.

I watched every Keaton film I could find. (Birth of a Nation’s enduring popularity in the silent film canon is a shame, Author: Maria Romasco Moore.The book looks at different aspects of the industry in turn: technology, early nickelodeon entertainment, the development of features, studio system, directors, actors, country specific development, and technical aspects of film coloring and sound (silent films had musical accompaniment as a rule)/5(24).