This piece examines British film set design in the era of 'wordlessness'. It charts the development of the role of the art director, framed by the aesthetic preoccupations of key British film pioneers.The article goes on to demonstrate how standards were raised by the incorporation of continental standards of film design.
|Title of host publication||The Routledge Companion to British Cinema|
|Editors||Ian Hunter, Laraine Porter, Justin Smith|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Jan 2017|
- Film design, silent cinema, British cinema.