Film, a Sound Art

  title={Film, a Sound Art},
  author={Michel Chion and Claudia Gorbman},
Preface to the English EditionTranslator's NotePart I. History1. When Film Was Deaf (1895-1927)2. Chaplin-Three Steps into Speech3. Birth of the Talkies or of Sound Film? (1927-1935)4. Jean Vigo-The Material and the Ideal5. The Ascendancy of King Text (1935-1950)6. Babel7. The Time It Takes for Time to "Harden" (1950-1975)8. The Return of the Sensorial (1975-1990)9. The Silence of the Loudspeakers (1990-2003)10. On a Sequence from The Birds: Sound Film as Palimpsestic ArtPart II. Aesthetics and… 

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