The art of selling movies

  • 286 Pages
  • 0.77 MB
Motion pictures, Newspaper Advertising, Advertising, Motion picture industry, Commercial art, Hi
StatementJohn McElwee
LC ClassificationsHF6161.M7 M34 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 286 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27236590M
ISBN 100996274049
ISBN 139780996274043
LC Control Number2016954734

This book, The Art of Selling Movies, covers what the author calls the classic era of movies, from their first showings in the late s (!) as a novelty addition to the live stage shows of vaudeville, into the early years of the s silent movies (Charlie Chaplin, Theda Bara, John Barrymore, Rudolph Valentino), the advent of sound, the /5(7).

Featuring all-new content by Greenbriar Picture Shows blogger John McElwee, The Art of Selling Movies: Newspaper Advertising in Hollywood’s Golden Age explores the winning of the hearts, minds, and wallets of 50 years of American moviegoers through the canny use of words, images, and white space to lure 'em into the dark.

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Selling the Movie: The Art of the Film Poster charts the history of the movie poster from both a creative and a commercial perspective.

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However the glib overoptimistic disguise of selling stuff as ‘offering a service /5(84). Selling the Movie book showcases the best The art of selling movies book posters by the top designers in the field. It charts the history of the poster and how it lured audiences to cinemas across the globe to make an industry.

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You probably knew how to make popcorn and tear tickets, but you might not have been prepared to design newspaper ads, often on a daily basis, to get butts into the seats.