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Title:
The art of play production
Author:
Dolman, John, 1888-1952.
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Publication Information:
New York : Harper [1928]
Physical Description:
xv, 466 pages : illustrations ; 22cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060416829
Format :
Book

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1928. A practical guide to play production intended for the ambitious amateur. Contents: The Imitative Impulse; Artistic Detachment in the Theater; Play Production as Design; Preparation of the Play; Planning the Action; Stage Movement; Stage Business; Control of Attention; Choosing the Cast; The Director as Teacher; Rehearsal: Blocking Out; Rehearsal: Polishing; Theories of Acting; Voice and Diction; Organization Back Stage; The Genesis of Scenic Art; Modern Tendencies in Scenic Art; and Amateur Stagecraft.