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Slated to open in late 2019, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will become the premier institution dedicated to the art and science of filmmaking. This book offers a first glimpse of the museum's collection, which ranges from pre-cinema optical devices and motion picture cameras to scenic backdrops, props, costumes, puppets and animatronic creatures, scripts, musical scores, production photographs, posters, and memorabilia-all displayed in vivid color and accompanied by insightful commentary drawn from writings and interviews with directors, producers, cinematographers, screenwriters, actors, designers and model makers, costume designers, makeup artists, and photographers. This selection from the museum's holdings spans objects as diverse as Shirley Temple's tap shoes and practicing stairs from The Little Colonel (1935), Dorothy's ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz (1939), the doors to Rick's 'Café Américain' from Casablanca (1942), the Aries 1B Trans- Lunar space shuttle from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), the only surviving full-sized shark model from Jaws (1975), and a rich array of material from the private collections of Hollywood legends like Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, and John Huston. Beautifully produced and striking the perfect balance between historical sweep and cinematic splendor, this book is a must-have for film buffs around the world.;Offering a first look at the unique holdings of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, this book takes readers behind the scenes to reveal unparalleled insight into the history and magic of film.

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19,99 €
Prestel Publishing Ltd
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