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Cherchi Usai, Paolo

Overview
Works: 114 works in 373 publications in 5 languages and 3,491 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogs  Conference proceedings  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Film catalogs  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Publishing director, Other
Classifications: PN1995.75, 791.4309041
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paolo Cherchi Usai
Burning passions : an introduction to the study of silent cinema by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revised guide to silent film studies contains two new chapters that present an analysis of colour technology and aesthetics and look at how silent films are saved, restored and made accessible via archives
Silent witnesses : Russian films 1908-1919 by Yuri Tsivian( Book )

26 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of cinema : history, cultural memory and the digital dark age by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this essay, the author brings scrutiny to bear on a range of issues with a critique of film preservation, an indictment of the crimes perpetuated in its name, and a proposal to give a new analytical framework to a cultural phenomenon
The Griffith project( Book )

16 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film curatorship : archives, museums, and the digital marketplace by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prima di Caligari : cinema tedesco, 1895-1920 by Giornate del cinema muto( Book )

17 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn of Technicolor, 1915-1935 by James Layton( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the first two decades of the Technicolor Corporation and the development of its two-color motion picture process, using such resources as corporate documents, studio production files, contemporary accounts, and unpublished interviews. Includes annotated filmography of all two-color Technicolor titles produced between 1915 and 1935"--
Giovanni Pastrone by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Méliès by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Eredità DeMille( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light of Asia : Indian silent cinema, 1912-1934( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lo Schermo incantato : Georges Méliès (1861-1938)( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vitagraph Co. of America : il cinema prima di Hollywood by Giornate del cinema muto( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schiave bianche allo specchio : le origini del cinema in Scandinavia (1896-1918) by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in Italian and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Wark Griffith by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les premiers pas du cinéma by Eric Lange( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical survey of the development of color in motion pictures with early films included to illustrate the main points of technological and artistic development
Sulla via di Hollywood, 1911-1920 by Giornate del cinema muto( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dian ying zhi si : li shi,wen hua ji yi yu shu wei hei an shi dai by Paolo Cherchi Usai( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les premiers pas du cinema : á la recherche du son Discovering cinema : learning to talk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical survey of the development of sound in motion pictures with early films and extracts from films included to illustrate the main points of technological and artistic development
Les premiers pas du cinema : un rêve en couleur Discovering cinema : movies dream in color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical survey of the development of color in motion pictures with early films included to illustrate the main points of technological and artistic development
 
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Alternative Names
Cherchi-Usai, Paolo 1957-

Usai, Paolo C.

Usai, Paolo C. 1957-

Usai, Paolo. Cherchi

Usai Paolo Cherchi 1957-....

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The death of cinema : history, cultural memory and the digital dark ageThe Griffith projectFilm curatorship : archives, museums, and the digital marketplace