Color and the moving image : history, theory, aesthetics, archive.

By: Brown, Simon.
Contributor(s): Watkins, Liz I, 1972- | Street, Sarah.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: AFI film readers series.Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013Description: xi, 252 p., 32 plates : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415892643.Subject(s): Film, Television and Radio | Colour cinematography-History | Colour motion pictures-HistoryDDC classification: 791.4301BRO
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>This new AFI Film Reader is the first comprehensive collection of original essays on the use of color in film. Contributors from diverse film studies backgrounds consider the importance of color throughout the history of the medium, assessing not only the theoretical implications of color on the screen, but also the ways in which developments in cinematographic technologies transformed the aesthetics of color and the nature of film archiving and restoration. Color and the Moving Image includes new writing on key directors whose work is already associated with color--such as Hitchcock, Jarman and Sirk--as well as others whose use of color has not yet been explored in such detail--including Eric Rohmer and the Coen Brothers. This volume is an excellent resource for a variety of film studies courses and the global film archiving community at large.</p>

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • I History
  • 1 "The Brighton School and the Quest for Natural Color" - Redux
  • 2 Out of the Blue: Colour Inserts in Mack Sennett's Comedy Shorts of the Late Twenties
  • 3 Technicolor Song Sequences: Music and Color in King of Jazz (1930)
  • 4 Glorious Agfacolor, Breathtaking Totalvision and âÇ  Changing colour process in Czechoslovak cinema at the beginning of the "scope" boom
  • 5 Glorious Adventures with Prizma
  • 6 The Color of Prometheus: Thomas Wilfred's
  • II Theory
  • 7 Where do Colors Go at Night?
  • 8 "Brash âÇ  indecent âÇ  libertine": Aesthetics and film theory versus Derek Jarman's queer colors
  • 9 The Hues of Memory, the Shades of Experience: The Color of Time in
  • 10 From Psycho to Pleasantville: The Role of Color and Black-and-White Imagery for Film Experience
  • III Aesthetics
  • 11 The Illuminated Fairytale: The Colors of Paul Fejos's Lonesome (1928)
  • 12 Color Unlimited: Amateur Color Cinema in the 1930s
  • 13 Colour and Meaning in the Films of Eric Rohmer
  • 14 The Cameraman and the Glamour-Puss: Technicolor Cinematography and Design in John Ford's Drums
  • 15 Chromo-Drama: Innovation and convention in Douglas Sirk's Color Designs
  • 16 Colour and Set Design in Alfred Hitchcock's
  • 17 Color and Meaning in
  • IV Archive
  • 18 Are My Eyes Really Brown? The Aesthetics of Colorization in
  • 19 "Those men are not white!": Neuroscience, digital imagery and color in
  • 20 Towards a More Accurate Preservation of Color: Heritage, Research and the Film Restoration Laboratory
  • 21 Herbert G. Ponting's Materials and Texts