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Author Jacobs, Steven (Film producer), author.

Title Screening statues : sculpture and cinema / Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens, and Lisa Colpaert.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Series Edinburgh studies in film and intermediality
Edinburgh studies in film and intermediality.
Summary This book examines key sculptural motifs and cinematic sculpture in film history through a series of case studies and through an extensive reference gallery of 150 different films.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Marble Camera / Steven Jacobs -- 1. The Sculptor's Dream: Living Statues in Early Cinema / Steven Jacobs -- 2. The Mystery The Blood The Age of Gold: Sculpture in Surrealist and Surreal Cinema / Susan Felleman -- 3. Carving Cameras on Thorvaldsen and Rodin: Mid-Twentieth-Century Documentaries on Sculpture / Steven Jacobs -- 4. Anatomy of an Ovidian Cinema: Mysteries of the Wax Museum / Vito Adriaensens -- 5. The Night of the Human Body: Statues and Fantasy in Postwar American Cinema / Susan Felleman -- 6. From Pompeii to Marienbad: Classical Sculptures in Postwar European Modernist Cinema / Lisa Colpaert -- 7. Of Swords, Sandals, and Statues: The Myth of the Living Statue / Vito Adriaensens -- 8. Coda: Returning the Favor (A Short History of Film Becoming Sculpture) / Susan Felleman -- Sculpture Gallery: 150 Statues from European and American Cinema / Lisa Colpaert.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century.
Statues -- motion pictures -- History.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Felleman, Susan, author.
Adriaensens, Vito, author.
Colpaert, Lisa, author.
Other Form: Original 9781474410892 1474410898 (DLC) 2017299680 (OCoLC)977206776
ISBN 9781474410908 (electronic bk.)
1474410901 (electronic bk.)
9781474410892 (hardback)