Designs On Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction by Cathy WhitlockDesigns On Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction by Cathy Whitlock

Designs On Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction

byCathy Whitlock

Hardcover | November 30, 2010

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With hundreds of rare photographs, set sketches, and original renderings showcasing films of every era and genre—many shown here for the very first time—author Cathy Whitlock offers movie fans a backstage pass to 100 years of Hollywood’s most memorable film sets. In the vein of Deborah Landis’s Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design, Whitlock’s Designs on Film delivers a fascinating tour through Hollywood’s back lots, including the stories of how numerous movies came to their final on-screen looks—whether by collaboration, conflict, or divine chance. Movie enthusiasts, set designers, and fans of classic and modern Hollywood will thrill for this look behind the scenes of Tinsel Town’s greatest triumphs.
Cathy Whitlock is an interior designer, journalist, and the author ofRe-de-sign. She is a contributing writer forTraditional HomeandThe Huffington Postand her design, film, lifestyle, and celebrity profiles have appeared inAmerican Airlines Celebrated Living,Architectural Digest,Glamour(UK), andVerandamagazine, among others. Her blog, ...
Title:Designs On Film: A Century of Hollywood Art DirectionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 10.5 × 1.2 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060881224

ISBN - 13:9780060881221

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“A compendium of images celebrating iconic interiors and architecture….[Whitlock] sifted through decades of archival photographs to assemble this rare glimpse into the world of Hollywood art direction and set design. ”