Cinema

Cinema : The First Hundred Years

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Starting with 1893, when Thomas Alva Edison built the first film studio, a hut on a pivotwhich could be rotated to follow the sun, David Shipman takes a year-by-year look at every aspect of cinema's phenomenal growth. With profound expertise and no little wit, he describes the best - and worst - films from each year, charts the rise and fall of the stars, and records the staggering technical achievements. Taken together, all the facts, figures and judicious comments combine to give a comprehensive overview of cinema and its unique place in twentieth century history.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 200 colour photograp
  • 0753801302
  • 9780753801307

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