Overview:Muscles in the Movies: Perfecting the Art of Illusion - John Fair and David Chapman tell the story of how film-makers use and manipulate the appearance and performances of muscular men and women to enhance the appeal of their productions. The authors show how this practice, deeply rooted in western epistemological traditions, evolved from the art of photography through magic lantern and stage shows into the motion picture industry, arguing that the sight of muscles in action induced a higher degree of viewer entertainment. From Eugen Sandow to Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, muscular actors appear capable of performing the miraculous, and with the aid of stuntmen and filming contrivances, they do. By such means, muscles are used to perfect the art of illusion, inherent in movie-making from its earliest days.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780826222152. It was written by the following authors: John D. Fair, David L. Chapman. Book Muscles in the Movies: Perfecting the Art of Illusion, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Missouri Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Entertainment. The book was published on 2020-11-30 00:00:00. It has 426 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Muscles in the Movies: Perfecting the Art of Illusion has PDF format and is called muscles-in-the-movies-perfecting-the-art-of-illusion.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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