Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema

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Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth. First published in French in 1994 and now translated into English, Laurent Mannoni's account projects a broad picture of the subject area now known as 'pre-cinema'. Starting from the earliest uses of the camera obscura in astronomy and entertainment, ...

Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema 2000, University of Exeter Press

ISBN-13: 9780859896658

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