Carefully selecting and reproducing frames from movies made before World War I, Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema shares these images in a full range of tones and colors. Accompanying essays discuss the history of early film and the technical processes that filmmakers employed to capture these fascinating images, while other contributions explore preservation techniques and describe the visual delights that early film has offered audiences, then and now. Featuring more than 300 color illustrations for readers to examine and enjoy, Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema will engage scholars and other readers of all ages and backgrounds.
Written by Tom Gunning, Giovanna Fossati. Joshua Yumibe and Jonathon Rosen.