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The Citizen Kane Crash Course in Cinematography

The Citizen Kane Crash Course in Cinematography by David Worth The Citizen Kane Crash Course in Cinematography
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Author: David Worth
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 121
Pub. Date: 2008
ISBN-10: 1932907467
ISBN-13: 9781932907469

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About the Book:

A Wildly Fictional Account of How Orson Welles Learned Everything About the Art of Cinematography in Half an Hour or Was it a Weekend?

The Citizen Kane Crash Course in Cinematography brings to life the 60-plus year Urban Legend of the infamous weekend between Orson Welles and the Oscar winning cinematographer, Gregg Toland (Wuthering Heights, Citizen Kane).

Guaranteed to provoke controversy as it instructs and entertains, this "graphic textbook" deftly merges the fictionalized account of an Orson Welles and Gregg Toland Hollywood weekend with all of the basic ABCs of cinematography.

What people say:

"David Worth has written a bawdy and fun-filled account of how Orson Welles may have learned the art of Cinematography during one wonderful lost weekend. If it didn't happen this way, it should have." — David S. Ward, Academy Award winning Writer: The Sting, Writer/Director: Major League

"This is a 'graphic textbook' that de-mystifies the black art of Cinematography, and a fascinating fantasy of Orson Welles' approach to shooting Citizen Kane. David Worth makes accessible what has always been a mystery to the student and the layman." — John Badham, Director: Saturday Night Fever, Wargames, Point of No Return

"An absolute cinematic page turner." — Dennis Hopper, Actor/Director

About the author:

David Worth is a professional Director of Photography and Director who has garnered a resume of over thirty feature films while working with talents like Clint Eastwood, Shelly Winters, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Hopper, and Bruce Campbell. He is currently a part-time Professor of Film at Chapman University and The School of Cinema at USC.