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Special effects : the history and technique

Special effects : the history and technique

Author: Richard Rickitt
Publisher: New York, NY : Billboard Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Spanning the rich history of movie magic, this completely up-to-date guide to visual trickery is unparalleled in scope, presenting a clearly written, lushly illustrated chronicle of special effects development during ten decades of filmmaking. A must for lovers of movie fantasy, students of film and pop culture, and amateur filmmakers. 350 color and 60 b & w illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Animation (Cinematography)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rickitt, Richard.
Special effects.
New York, NY : Billboard Books, 2007
(OCoLC)1035526741
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rickitt
ISBN: 0823084086 9780823084081
OCLC Number: 122511007
Description: 384 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. The history of special effects --
2. Optical effects --
3. Models --
4. Animation --
5. Matte paintings --
6. Make-up --
7. Physical effects --
8. Sound --
9. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Richard Rickitt ; foreword by Ray Harryhausen.

Abstract:

Spanning the rich history of movie magic, this completely up-to-date guide to visual trickery is unparalleled in scope, presenting a clearly written, lushly illustrated chronicle of special effects development during ten decades of filmmaking. A must for lovers of movie fantasy, students of film and pop culture, and amateur filmmakers. 350 color and 60 b & w illustrations.
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