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Author O'Brien, Charles, 1955-

Title Cinema's conversion to sound [electronic resource] : technology and film style in France and the U.S. / Charles O'Brien.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 200 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes filmography: p. [191]-186.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-190) and index.
Contents Sound's impact on film style : the case for homogenization -- Film history after recorded sound : from crisis to continuity -- The talkies in France : imported films as exemplars -- Sound-era film editing : international norms, local commitments -- Shooting and recording in Paris and Hollywood -- Hollywood indigenized : pathé-natan and national popular cinema -- Conclusion: sound and national film style--past and present.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sound motion pictures -- History.
Motion pictures -- France -- History.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780253344632
0253344638 (alk. paper)
0253217202 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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