The original book by Edith Wharton was made into a spectagular movie in the early 1990's. This book is taken from the movie in grand style.
The AGE OF INNOCENCE begins with a pictorial section that evokes the late 19th century period of the film. This assemblage of impressions includes historical images and excerpts that heavily influenced the film's settings and costume design. Included are 14 paintings by Sargent, Tissot, Whistler, and others; pictures of locations as they were in the 19th century; period portraids, cabinet cards, and etchings from The New York Historical Society; fabrics & wallpapers; and rich details supplied from the vast archival resources of Schumacher, Christie's, Tiffany, and others. They are accompanied by the production images they inspired and informed.
The adaptation includes the complete screenplay illustrated throughout with 33 production and rehearsal photographs.
This is followed by a fascinating inside view by Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese on the of the film The Age Of Innocence, particularly emphasizing the influence of 22 earlier movies, many of them from the '40's, '50's, and '60's with stills from each movie
Finally, behind the scenes revelations from the cast and crew illumate the working process behind this dazzling recreaction of Edith's Wharton's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
The book measures 12" tall by 10" wide. It is a FIRST EDITION..1993. It is next to new. It has small surface rubbings on the see through acetate cover.
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