When Movies Were Theater

When Movies Were Theater

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There was a time when seeing a movie meant more than seeing a film. The theater itself shaped the very perception of events on screen. This multilayered history tells the story of American film through the evolution of theater architecture and the surprisingly varied ways movies were shown, ranging from Edison's 1896 projections to the 1968 Cinerama premiere of Stanley Kubrick's 2001. William Paul matches distinct architectural forms to movie styles, showing how… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Columbia University Press (April 19, 2016)

Collection: Film and Culture Series

Format: EPUB

File size: 10 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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