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Celluloid skyline : New York and the movies / James Sanders.

Celluloid skyline : New York and the movies

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  • ISBN: 0394570626 :
  • Physical Description: x, 496 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : c2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-464), filmography (p. 466-478) and index.
Subject: Motion picture locations > New York (State) > New York.
New York (N.Y.) > In motion pictures.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) > In motion pictures.

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Celluloid Skyline : New York and the Movies
Celluloid Skyline : New York and the Movies
by Sanders, James
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Celluloid Skyline : New York and the Movies

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Author's Notep. xi
Introductionp. 3
Part 1Mythic Citiesp. 13
1    Sidewalk Moments - Filming the City: 1896-1928p. 23
2    Dreaming the City - New Yorkers in Hollywoodp. 43
3    Building the Dream - The Studio Production Systemp. 61
Part 2On the Townp. 85
4    Emerald Cities - Skylines of Fantasyp. 93
5    Something Big - Skyscraper and Office Buildingp. 119
6    Street Scene - Row House, Tenement, and Housing Projectp. 141
7    Domestic Elaborations - Mansion, Apartment, and Loftp. 185
8    Worlds of Difference - Dead End and Rear Windowp. 219
9    Lofty Perches - Penthouse, Terrace, Rooftop, and Nightclubp. 243
10    Edge of the City - Waterfront, Train Station, and Grand Hotelp. 265
11    Dancing Lights - Broadway and Times Squarep. 295
Part 3Eight Million Storiesp. 325
12    On Location - Filming the City After 1945p. 345
13    Nighttown - The Dark Side of the Cityp. 365
14    Changing City - Renewal and Preservationp. 399
15    A Heightened Reality - Street Meets Stagep. 421
Afterword and Acknowledgmentsp. 443
Notesp. 449
Bibliographyp. 459
Selected Filmographyp. 465
Indexp. 479

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