Motion Picture Acting : How to prepare for photoplaying, what qualifications are necessary, how to secure an engagement, etc

Agnew, Frances

Published by Reliance Newspaper Syndicate, New York, 1913
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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Light tone, light soil. Solid hardcover.; Early how-to manual for aspiring actors in the new motion picture industry. Subtitle concludes: salaries paid to photoplayers. Contents: Author's Note;I. Early beginnings of the Motion Picture Industry; II. The art of photoplay acting; III. Qualifications: Talent, health, mental ability, personal appearance, personality, age, patience, pluck and perseverance plus ambition; IV. Training: Physical culture, breathing, facial expression and pantomime practice, observation; V. How a Motion Picture Engagement is Obtained: Theatrical agencies, jobbing, film companies, types; VI. Salaries of Motion Picture Players; VII. Do's and Don'ts to the Prospective Photoplayer; VIII. Heights of Success as a Photoplayer; IX. Producing a Photoplay: The motion picture studio, the stage - foreground and side lines, costumes, make-up; X. Statements of Successful Photoplayers: Miss Gwendoline Pates (Pathe Freres), Mr Carlyle Blackwell ( Kalem), Miss Miriam Nesbitt (Edison), Miss Flora Finch (Vitagraph), Miss Mae Hotely (Lubin), Miss Muriel Ostriche (Reliance), Miss Alice Joyce ( Kalem), Mr John Bunny (Vitagraph).; 101 pages. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS001396I

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Title: Motion Picture Acting : How to prepare for ...

Publisher: Reliance Newspaper Syndicate, New York

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Illustrated

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Illustrated Edition.

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