Books tagged: cameramen

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CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Flickers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When movies were first shown in boxes and on sheets, they were known as "flickers." For 30 years the movies were silent. A newsreel camerman made the first sound-on-film movie, one of the anonymous cameramen who brought reality to the movie palaces. Sound brought a revolution to Hollywood, and changed the way we see and hear in today's communications revolutions.