Stock Image

Eyewitness: Film (Eyewitness Books)

Platt, Richard

Published by DK Children
ISBN 10: 0789465833 / ISBN 13: 9780789465832
Used / Library Binding / Quantity Available: 1
From Thrift Books (Auburn, WA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 3.65
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Eyewitness: Film (Eyewitness Books)

Publisher: DK Children

Binding: Library Binding

Book Condition: Good

Description:

Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G0789465833I3N10

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
3.59 avg rating
(22 ratings)

Synopsis: Featuring an extra-sturdy library binding!

Here is a spectacular and informative new guide to the history and magic of the movies. Stunning real-life photographs of cameras, projectors, stars and studios offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the development of movies and the making of films. See the earliest cameras, the luxurious first picture palaces, Charlie Chaplin's original tramp costume, stars from the silent screen to the present day, and a real Oscar. Learn how still pictures can be made to move, how the sound track works, what a praxinoscope does, how explosions are created on a film set, and how a model dog comes to life. Discover the secrets of special effects, the many different faces of screen makeup, the story of animation, how a film finally appears in your theater, the techniques used to film Star Wars, and much, much more.

Product Description: Full-color photos.  Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the history and technology of movies--how sets are built, how stunts are performed, how cartoons and special effects are created, and how films are edited and publicized before release.  The "multiple visuals are eye-catching, impressive, and accurate."-- School Library Journal.  

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Thrift Books
Address: Auburn, WA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 24, 2009
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the Abebooks website. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the "Ask
bookseller a question" link to contact us and we'll respond
as soon as possible.



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.