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The little green man of the sea

Label
The little green man of the sea
Title
The little green man of the sea
Title variation
Cinema book for boys and girls
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Novelty publication in which Little Jack dreams that he meets the little green man of the sea, who shows him many wonderful creatures.
Cataloging source
PUL
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Cinema Book
Series volume
Number 1
Summary expansion
The illusion of animation is created through the use of a pair of special red and blue lenses--a "Cinemascope"--which, when moved rapidly, make it appear as if the pictures are moving. The illustration on the front board shows a little girl holding the viewer correctly
Label
The little green man of the sea
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: "Every picture in actual motion: the cinema book for boys and girls containing over 200 objects that come to life and act ... A 'Cinemascope' in every book."
  • Author's introduction signed "Uncle Theo."
  • Possible date suggested by patent date on title page: "Recent provisional patent for improvements, No. 24801, 1926."
  • Contains 12 full-page illustrations, and [6]] pages of illustrated publisher's advertisements at end, printed in brown, blue and orange. Like the illustrations, the advertisements are to be viewed through the "Cinemascope."
  • Issued in green cloth-backed pictorial papered boards, featuring illustration of a young boy, "Little Jack," in a shell, surrounded by seahorses and other sea creatures; center medallion contains drawing of a young girl reading the book using the Cinemascope, with mermaid and fairies watching over her shoulder; front pastedown has printed pocket to hold the Cinemascope viewer
  • For additional information on the author, see Stephen Herbert. Theodore Brown's magic pictures: the art and inventions of a multi-media pioneer. London: Projection Box, 1997
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
26, [6] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, Cinemascope missing, replaced with a pair of modern 3-D cardboard glasses containing red and cyan gel lenses; child's scribbles and drawings in pencil on front board and rear pastedown. In mylar dust jacket. Purchase, Douglas Stewart Fine Books, 2014.
Other physical details
colored illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)179252992
  • ucoclc179252992
Label
The little green man of the sea
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: "Every picture in actual motion: the cinema book for boys and girls containing over 200 objects that come to life and act ... A 'Cinemascope' in every book."
  • Author's introduction signed "Uncle Theo."
  • Possible date suggested by patent date on title page: "Recent provisional patent for improvements, No. 24801, 1926."
  • Contains 12 full-page illustrations, and [6]] pages of illustrated publisher's advertisements at end, printed in brown, blue and orange. Like the illustrations, the advertisements are to be viewed through the "Cinemascope."
  • Issued in green cloth-backed pictorial papered boards, featuring illustration of a young boy, "Little Jack," in a shell, surrounded by seahorses and other sea creatures; center medallion contains drawing of a young girl reading the book using the Cinemascope, with mermaid and fairies watching over her shoulder; front pastedown has printed pocket to hold the Cinemascope viewer
  • For additional information on the author, see Stephen Herbert. Theodore Brown's magic pictures: the art and inventions of a multi-media pioneer. London: Projection Box, 1997
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
26, [6] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, Cinemascope missing, replaced with a pair of modern 3-D cardboard glasses containing red and cyan gel lenses; child's scribbles and drawings in pencil on front board and rear pastedown. In mylar dust jacket. Purchase, Douglas Stewart Fine Books, 2014.
Other physical details
colored illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)179252992
  • ucoclc179252992

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