Cinema Yesterday And Today

René Clair


Cinema Yesterday And Today

Cinema Yesterday And Today

  • Title: Cinema Yesterday And Today
  • Author: René Clair
  • ISBN: 9780486227757
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Hardcover



The English translation by Stanley Appelbaum, edited and with an introduction by R C Dale, of the book by French film director Rene Clair.


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Many art history students know of Clair's early dadaist film "Entr'acte" but I wonder how many have seen his later more mainstream 'light' feature comedies, etc? I've seen as many as I've haphazardly found, & liked them, but most of them aren't even close to as powerful for me as "Entr'acte". As such, I like Clair's work alot but he's not exactly one of my favorite directors. Nonetheless, I'm sure I read this bk w/ some rapt attn to his opinions. In fact, it wd be interesting to write such a [...]

Rene Clair is one of my favorite French directors. He worked with everyone from mainstream Hollywood to Marcel Duchamp/Man Ray/ and even Erik Satie! Saying all that this book (now out of print, of course) deals with what makes Clair tick in the world of cinema. A film fan, he writes about other directors and their works. Fascinating document from an underrated Film Director.

Great ruminations on the history and future of our greatest communication tool. Watch his films. Highly influential filmmaker. Charlie Chaplin stole entire sequences from him. LE MILLION is one of the best.


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