The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood

The Dynamic Frame

This website provides supporting materials for Patrick Keating's book The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood (Columbia University Press, 2019). The book offers an original history of camera movement in Hollywood from 1924 to 1958. Although the book is filled with illustrations, readers might want to see the relevant examples in motion. That is what this website is for. By clicking on the chapters listed below, you can find links to over 250 clips, accompanied by excerpts and paraphrases from the book. 

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