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The Resource Rosebud sleds and horses' heads : 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey, written by Scott Jordan Harris ; with illustrations by Charlie Marshall, David McMillan and Jayde Perkin

Rosebud sleds and horses' heads : 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey, written by Scott Jordan Harris ; with illustrations by Charlie Marshall, David McMillan and Jayde Perkin

Label
Rosebud sleds and horses' heads : 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey
Title
Rosebud sleds and horses' heads
Title remainder
50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey
Statement of responsibility
written by Scott Jordan Harris ; with illustrations by Charlie Marshall, David McMillan and Jayde Perkin
Title variation
  • 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey
  • Fifty of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
791.43657
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.A73
LC item number
R68 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Scott Jordan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Art in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Summary expansion
Dorothy's ruby slippers. Michael Myers's mask. Marilyn Monroe's billowy white dress. Indiana Jones's trusty hat. These objects are icons of popular culture synonymous with the films they appear in, and, at long last, a book has come along that sorts and chronicles fifty of them.Rosebud Sleds and Horses' Heads presents incisive discussion of fifty of the most significant objects in cinema history and explores their importance within their films and within the popular imagination. With original full color illustrations, this book surveys objects from a range of genres, from the birth of cinema to the present day.Curated and written by a prominent film critic who routinely writes for some of the leading publications in the English language, as well as broadcasts for the BBC, Rosebud Sleds and Horses' Heads is the only book of its kind. With a fascinating, original, and instantly understandable concept, it will find grateful audiences in film buffs around the world
Label
Rosebud sleds and horses' heads : 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey, written by Scott Jordan Harris ; with illustrations by Charlie Marshall, David McMillan and Jayde Perkin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FrontCover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Objects; The Clock on the Skyscraper in Safety Last! (1923) ; The Baby Carriage on the Steps in Battleship Potemkin (1925) ; Maria the Robot in Metropolis (1927) ; The Ruby Slippers in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • The Floating Globe in The Great Dictator (1940) The Maltese Falcon in The Maltese Falcon (1941) ; The Rosebud Sled in Citizen Kane (1941) ; The Letters of Transit in Casablanca (1942) ; The Portrait of Laura Hunt in Laura (1944)
  • Harold Russell's Metal Hands in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Escalator between Heaven and Earth in A Matter of Life and Death (1946) ; The Camera with a Telescopic Lens in Rear Window (1954) ; Marilyn Monroe's White Dress in The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  • The Red Balloon in The Red Balloon (1956) The Bridge on the River Kwai in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) ; The Chess Set in The Seventh Seal (1957) ; Apu's Manuscript in The World of Apu (1959) ; Mrs Robinson's Stockings in The Graduate (1967)
  • The Cosmic Cup of Coffee in Two or Three Things I Know About Her (1967) The Alien Monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) ; The Harmonica in Once Upon A Time in the West (1968) ; Rooster Cogburn's Eye Patch in True Grit (1969) ; The 44 Magnum in Dirty Harry (1971)
Control code
857082778
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783201174
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a306743a-c887-49f4-8f60-72317962295b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857082778
Label
Rosebud sleds and horses' heads : 50 of film's most evocative objects : an illustrated journey, written by Scott Jordan Harris ; with illustrations by Charlie Marshall, David McMillan and Jayde Perkin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FrontCover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Objects; The Clock on the Skyscraper in Safety Last! (1923) ; The Baby Carriage on the Steps in Battleship Potemkin (1925) ; Maria the Robot in Metropolis (1927) ; The Ruby Slippers in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • The Floating Globe in The Great Dictator (1940) The Maltese Falcon in The Maltese Falcon (1941) ; The Rosebud Sled in Citizen Kane (1941) ; The Letters of Transit in Casablanca (1942) ; The Portrait of Laura Hunt in Laura (1944)
  • Harold Russell's Metal Hands in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Escalator between Heaven and Earth in A Matter of Life and Death (1946) ; The Camera with a Telescopic Lens in Rear Window (1954) ; Marilyn Monroe's White Dress in The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  • The Red Balloon in The Red Balloon (1956) The Bridge on the River Kwai in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) ; The Chess Set in The Seventh Seal (1957) ; Apu's Manuscript in The World of Apu (1959) ; Mrs Robinson's Stockings in The Graduate (1967)
  • The Cosmic Cup of Coffee in Two or Three Things I Know About Her (1967) The Alien Monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) ; The Harmonica in Once Upon A Time in the West (1968) ; Rooster Cogburn's Eye Patch in True Grit (1969) ; The 44 Magnum in Dirty Harry (1971)
Control code
857082778
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783201174
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a306743a-c887-49f4-8f60-72317962295b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857082778

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