Bela Balazs: Early Film Theory: <i>Visible Man</i> and <i>The Spirit of Film</i>

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    Bela Balazs's two works, Visible Man 1924 and The Spirit of Film 1930, are published here for the first time in full English translation. The essays offer the reader an insight into the work of a film theorist whose German-language publications have been hitherto unavailable to the film studies audience in the English-speaking world. Balazs's detailed analyses of the close-up, the shot and montage are illuminating both as applicable models for film analysis, and as historical documents of his key contribution - alongside such contemporaries as Arnheim, Kracauer and Benjamin - to critical debate on film in the 'golden age' of the Weimar silents.

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    Number of Pages: 314
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780857453556
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    Listed in: Film theory & criticism
    Publisher: Berghahn Books

    Books by Bela Balazs

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