The Resource Lady in the dark : Iris Barry and the art of film, Robert Sitton

Lady in the dark : Iris Barry and the art of film, Robert Sitton

Label
Lady in the dark : Iris Barry and the art of film
Title
Lady in the dark
Title remainder
Iris Barry and the art of film
Statement of responsibility
Robert Sitton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Iris Barry (1895?1969) was one of the first critics to recognize film as an art form. The mother of film preservation internationally, she founded the film department at New York City's Museum of Modern Art and became its first curator, cementing film's critical legitimacy. Drawing on letters, memorabilia, and other documentary sources, Robert Sitton reconstructs Barry's remarkable life and work, sharing the story of a thoroughly modern muse and mentor to some of the most influential artists of her day. Although she had the bearing of a British aristocrat, Barry was the self-educated dau
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sitton, Robert
Dewey number
791.43092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1998.3.B3738
LC item number
.S58 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barry, Iris
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Archivists
  • Film critics
  • Motion picture film
  • Motion picture film collections
Label
Lady in the dark : Iris Barry and the art of film, Robert Sitton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword by Alistair Cooke; Credits; Previews; 1. Early Years; 2. "We Enjoyed the War"; 3. "Dear Miss Barry"; 4. The Other Bloomsbury; 5. Life with Lewis; 6. Children; 7. Alan Porter; 8. The Spectator; 9. Splashing Into Film Society; 10. Cinema Paragons, Hollywood, and Lady Mary; 11. Let's Go To The Pictures; 12. Victory and Defeat; 13. America; 14. The Askew Salon; 15. Museum Men; 16. Remarriage; 17. Settling In; 18. Cracking Hollywood; 19. Art High and Low; 20. On To Europe; 21. Going Public
  • 22. The Slow Martyrdom of Alfred Barr23. Meanwhile, Back at the Library; 24. New Work, Old Acquaintances; 25. "The Master" and His Minions; 26. Temora Farm; 27. The Museum Enlists; 28. Mr. Rockefeller's Office; 29. L'affair BuÑuel; 30. The Other Library; 31. Divorce; 32. Postwar Blues; 33. Abbott's Fall; 34. Hospital; 35. Departure; 36. La Bonne Font; 37. Things Past; 38. The Austin House; 39. Readjustments; 40. New York and London; 41. Final Breaks; 42. The End; Sequel; Notes; Sources; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (870 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231537148
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000141421
  • (EBL)1603548
  • (SSID)ssj0001195703
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12395885
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001195703
  • (PQKBWorkID)11161913
  • (PQKB)11116627
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000744866
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1603548
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000141421
Label
Lady in the dark : Iris Barry and the art of film, Robert Sitton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword by Alistair Cooke; Credits; Previews; 1. Early Years; 2. "We Enjoyed the War"; 3. "Dear Miss Barry"; 4. The Other Bloomsbury; 5. Life with Lewis; 6. Children; 7. Alan Porter; 8. The Spectator; 9. Splashing Into Film Society; 10. Cinema Paragons, Hollywood, and Lady Mary; 11. Let's Go To The Pictures; 12. Victory and Defeat; 13. America; 14. The Askew Salon; 15. Museum Men; 16. Remarriage; 17. Settling In; 18. Cracking Hollywood; 19. Art High and Low; 20. On To Europe; 21. Going Public
  • 22. The Slow Martyrdom of Alfred Barr23. Meanwhile, Back at the Library; 24. New Work, Old Acquaintances; 25. "The Master" and His Minions; 26. Temora Farm; 27. The Museum Enlists; 28. Mr. Rockefeller's Office; 29. L'affair BuÑuel; 30. The Other Library; 31. Divorce; 32. Postwar Blues; 33. Abbott's Fall; 34. Hospital; 35. Departure; 36. La Bonne Font; 37. Things Past; 38. The Austin House; 39. Readjustments; 40. New York and London; 41. Final Breaks; 42. The End; Sequel; Notes; Sources; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (870 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231537148
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000141421
  • (EBL)1603548
  • (SSID)ssj0001195703
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12395885
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001195703
  • (PQKBWorkID)11161913
  • (PQKB)11116627
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000744866
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1603548
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000141421

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