A complete run of 14 issues of the Italian film journal, under the editorial direction of Luigi Malerba, featuring in-depth analysis of various aspects of Italian and foreign film, each issue with its own editor and focused on delving into a specific topic including color film, Soviet film, post-war Italian film, comedy, the birth of film, and film and Catholicism. Scattered illustrations. Some scattered foxing and toning. 8vo. Original illustrated wrpps. Some toning and/or sunning, minor soiling, some minor losses along spines of several issues, scattered foxing or mildew-spotting to issues nos. 4 and 5/6. Parma 1949-1951.
Highly respected writers and film critics contributed to this journal during its two years of publication, including Cesare Maccari, Giuseppe Calzolari, Massimo Mila, Roberto Paolella, Diego Fabbri, Guido Aristarco, Glauco Viazzi, Mario Verdone, Antonio Marchi, Attilio Bertolucci, Salvatore Quasimodo, Michelangelo Antonioni, Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Georges Sadoul, Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Alberto Moravia, Frank Capra, Mary Pickford, Samuel Goldwyn, and many others. Scarce institutionally. Book ID: 48602