A Movie History

A Movie History

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This book should be of interest to undergraduates in film studies.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 1,088.62g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrationssome col.), ports.
  • 0534122949
  • 9780534122942

Table of contents

Preface. Part I: The silent cinema 1895-1927. The invention and innovation of the movies. The triumph of Hollywood. Hollywood establishes the classic narrative style. Influential alternatives to Hollywood: European cinema. The Soviet experiment in filmmaking. Part II: The Hollywood studio era: 1928-1950. The coming of sound and the studio system. The golden age of Hollywood moviemaking. Pre-World War II alternatives to Hollywood: France, Britain, and Germany. Post-World War II alternatives to Hollywood. The television era: 1951-1975. Part III: The television era: 1951 to 1975. Television, wide-screen and colour. Transformation in Hollywood movie-making. The art cinema alternative. Searching for alternative styles. An epilogue: contemporary film history. Bibliography. Filmographies and sources of films. Index.show more

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