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From photography to film and back again: Helmar Lerski’s dramaturgy of the human face

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Like few other Weimar photographers, Helmar Lerski (1871-1956) embodies the intertwined paths of photography and film in the period. In the course of his career, he moved smoothly and almost effortlessly between the two media; his work is the result of a genuine cross-fertilization between photography and film. Born Israel Schmuklerski in Strasbourg, Lerski emigrated from Switzerland, where his parents had settled in 1876, to the US at the age of 17. He became an actor performing with German ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Monatshefte Journal website
Volume:
109
Issue:
2
Pages:
229-242
Publication date:
2017-06-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-20
EISSN:
1934-2810
ISSN:
0026-9271
Source identifiers:
668380
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pubs:668380
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uuid:6e67d9a7-3bc5-4537-8579-4cb78e034f25
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pubs:668380
Deposit date:
2017-01-06

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