Presentday Bulgarian Cinema (Classic Reprint)

Presentday Bulgarian Cinema (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Presentday Bulgarian Cinema It would have been sad indeed if Bul garia had not had its Don Quixotes. I should like to add that the prospects of our cinematography were really dim, for 15 years after Griffith and Eisenstein, five years after The Great Game and The Grand Illusion, and at the time of Welles's Citizen Cane, it was shooting films with cameras whose noise was a cross be tween the clanking of a dilapidated sewing ma chine and the roar of a stone-crusher. When all film-producing equipment was taken over by the state in 1948, luck gave way to secu rity, enthusiasm to professionalism, and the film-makers by chance became film-makers by calling. This act launched the Bulgarian nation al cinema art on its speedy and surprising devel opment. This is what film director Zahari Zhan dov, a contemporary, wrote about it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 30 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243269811
  • 9780243269815