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Film: Béla Balázs


Film art has a greater influence on the minds of the general public than any other art.

Béla Balázs



Theory of the Film (Character and Growth of a new Art)

Complete e-text . Facsimile.

Learnt about the existence of this book from Film Studies for Free. The links there would keep even the most ardent film person busy for ages.

English translation by Edith Bone. !952.


Wiki:Béla Balázs


Revealing the Soul: Balázs and the Close-Up [9.29.03]
By Britta Blodgett


Grand Hotel

Screenplay by Béla Balázs



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December 28, 2008 Posted by | Béla Balázs, cinematography, film analysis, film directors, film theory, film [its techniques] | , , | Leave a comment