Thinking in Pictures: Dramatic Structure in D. W. Griffith's Biograph Films

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Thinking in Pictures shows for the first time, in rigorous shot-by-shot analyses, what Griffith really did--and allows us to understand the implications for film narrative in general. Anyone with an interest in early cinema will find the book compelling, but the text will also intrigue readers seeking understanding of film usages on a more general, theoretical level. When Griffith began making films, the shot had been recognized as a basic element of film, the camera had a certain amount of freedom, transitional effects ...

Thinking in Pictures: Dramatic Structure in D. W. Griffith's Biograph Films 1989, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520067929

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Thinking in Pictures: Dramatic Structure in D. W. Griffith's Biograph Films 1987, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520057760

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