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Abel Gance

a politics of spectacle

by King, Norman.

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Published by BFI Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gance, Abel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 G318 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2890758M
    ISBN 100851701353, 0851701361
    LC Control Number84116337

      Ebook A Revolution for the Screen: Abel Gance s Napoleon (Film Culture in Transition) Free Download. France's innovative film pioneer Abel Gance had already served briefly in World War I, but he enlisted again so he could film hair-raising footage of soldiers under fire. He used the shots in this compelling anti-war epic, which originally ran 14 reels (it was cut down to ten for release in the U.S., which unfortunately damaged its continuity).Brand: Flicker Alley.

    British film-historian Brownlow has long been obsessed with Napoleon, the French silent epic that suffered mutilations, disappearances, and misunderstanding through the decades: he started piecing its many versions together in the Fifties; he pursued the subject with aging director Abel Gance; he wrote about it in The Parade's Gone By&#;even though the book was on .   Buy Napoleon By Abel Gance, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Pages:

      Abel Gance's J'Accuse () is a silent French film known mostly to people who study film seriously. Those who are fortunate enough to witness J'Accuse will know beyond a doubt silent film's 9/ Such a comparison is invited in Brownlow’s accompanying book, Napoléon: Abel Gance’s Classic Film, a new edition of which is now available. The book is thus split into two parts, one focusing on Gance’s efforts to make the film and the second on Brownlow’s efforts to restore it, between which numerous parallels can be found.


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ByGance was France’s most famous director. Acclaimed for Brand: Palgrave Macmillan. Abel Gance (French: ; 25 October – 10 November ) was a French film director and producer, writer and actor.A pioneer in the theory and practice of montage, he is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse (), La Roue (), and.

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