Chromatic Cinema: A History of Screen Color
April 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Offers both a history and a theory of screen color in the first full-length study ever published
Provides an in-depth yet accessible account of color's spread through and ultimate effacement of black-and-white cinema, exploring the technological, cultural, economic, and artistic factors that have defined this evolving symbiosis
Engages with film studies, art history, visual culture and technology studies in a truly interdisciplinary manner
Includes 65 full-color illustrations of films ranging from Expressionist animation to Hollywood and Bollywood musicals, from the US ’indie' boom to1980s neo-noir, Hong Kong cinema, and recent comic-book films