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Old August 19th, 2002, 01:34 PM   #16
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<<<-- Originally posted by barrygoyette : I found an article this morning on the history, technical aspects, and aesthetic of deep focus, at least in how it relates to Greg Toland, cinematographer of citizen kane.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/archive/innovators/toland.html

Barry -->>>

Great article. I created a PDF file out of it. If anybody would like a copy, please drop me a line.

Thanks for the heads up Barry.
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Old August 20th, 2002, 11:22 PM   #17
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I'm not at home at the moment to reference the book, but there is a great work entitled "The Making of Citizen Kane" which explains a lot of the magic and wizardry employed by Toland and Welles.

Many of the deep-focus shots were accomplished by double or triple exposures, and special split-focus lenses.

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