Imagine An America Without Any Images Of Itself No Judy Garland In The Wizard Of Oz, No Orson Welles In Citizen Kane, And No Bogart And Bergman In Casablanca Movies Are An Extraordinary Personal And Collective History Of The American People Unfortunately, Over 90 Percent Of America S Silent Films Are Already Lost To Us, And Than Half Of The American Feature Films Made Before 1950 No Longer Exist Whether It Is A Piece Of Cellulose Nitrate Exposed In 1910 Or A Strip Of Eastman Color Acetate Stock Produced In The 1970s All Film Self Destructs Rapidly Our Movie Heritage Is A Highly Readable And Informative View Of The World Of Film Preservation, Showing The Work Being Done To Save Our National Treasure Trove Of Film History Full Of Tales Of Discovery And Rescue, The Book Is An Urgent Plea For Preservation Our Movie Heritage Describes The Race Against Time Currently Under Way Both In The Public And Private Sectors In Order To Salvage What Is Left In Vaults, Theaters, And Private Collections The Book Explains The Basics Of Film Preservation, Covering The Who, What, When, Where, And How Of The Field, With Top Archivists And Film Restoration Experts Expressing Their Concerns And Hopes For The Future Of Movies This Beautifully Produced Book, With Over One Hundred Pictures Of Top Stars, Directors, And Film People, Is Itself A Treasure That Showcases The Importance Of This Legacy Presents In A Positive Light The Film Preservation Work Currently Under Way In The Public And Private Sectors Informed By Interviews With People Who Play A Leading Role In Preservation Efforts Lavishly Illustrated.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Our Movie Heritage book, this is one of the most wanted Tom McGreevey author readers around the world.
- 208 pages
- Our Movie Heritage
- Tom McGreevey
- 12 April 2017 Tom McGreevey