A Short History of the Movies

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  • Author : Gerald Mast
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Pages : 772 pages
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A Short History of the Movies

A Short History of the Movies
  • Author : Gerald Mast,Bruce F. Kawin
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release : 18 April 2021
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The ninth edition of A Short History of the Movies continues the tradition scrupulously accurate in its details, up-to-date, free of jargon that has made it the most widely adopted textbook for college courses in film history, and now includes a fresh look at "Persistence of Vision" and a new chapter on digital cinema. This volume offers students a panoramic overview of the worldwide development of film, from the first movements captured on celluloid, to the early Mack Sennett and

A Short History of Film

A Short History of Film
  • Author : Wheeler Winston Dixon,Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 01 March 2008
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The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present. More than 250 rare stills and illustrations accompany the text, bringing readers face to face with many of the key players and films that have marked the industry. Beginning with precursors of what we call moving pictures, Wheeler Winston

A Short History of Film Third Edition

A Short History of Film  Third Edition
  • Author : Wheeler Winston Dixon,Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 30 March 2018
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With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema—especially Polish, Chinese, Russian, Canadian, and Iranian filmmakers—an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century.

World Cinema

World Cinema
  • Author : David Robinson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 April 1973
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This masterly history of the cinema from its beginnings in 1895 right up to 1980.

The History of Cinema

The History of Cinema
  • Author : Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 November 2017
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Cinema was the first, and is arguably still the greatest, of the industrialized art forms that came to dominate the cultural life of the twentieth century. Today, it continues to adapt and grow as new technologies and viewing platforms become available, and remains an integral cultural and aesthetic entertainment experience for people the world over. Cinema developed against the backdrop of the two world wars, and over the years has seen smaller wars, revolutions, and profound social changes. Its history

A Short History of Monsters

A Short History of Monsters
  • Author : Jose Padua
  • Publisher : Miller Williams Poetry Prize
  • Release : 27 March 2019
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Winner, 2019 Miller Williams Poetry Prize "We are the happy riders on the stream of Padua's consciousness . . . a smart, sympathetic mind at work." --Billy Collins Drawing on the spirit of New York City in decades past, A Short History of Monsters presents the sins and obsessions of a poet nimble in beat and slam traditions. In his first full-length collection, Jose Padua wrestles with an American dream interrupted by failure, excess, and other nightmares. Often brash and unruly, these poems range

A Short History of the Modern Media

A Short History of the Modern Media
  • Author : Jim Cullen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 September 2013
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A Short History of the Modern Media presents a concise history of the major media of the last 150 years, including print, stage, film, radio, television, sound recording, and the Internet. Offers a compact, teaching-friendly presentation of the history of mass media Features a discussion of works in popular culture that are well-known and easily available Presents a history of modern media that is strongly interdisciplinary in nature

A Short History of Fantasy

A Short History of Fantasy
  • Author : Farah Mendlesohn,Edward James
  • Publisher : Libri Publishing Limited
  • Release : 18 April 2021
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A history of the fantasy form, this work traces the genre from the earliest years with The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey through to the origins of modern fantasy in the 20th century with such acclaimed writers as Terry Pratchett and J. K. Rowling. An exploration of the great variety of fiction published under the heading "fantasy,” this engaging study seeks to explain its continuing and ever growing popularity.

A Short History of Cahiers Du Cin ma

A Short History of Cahiers Du Cin  ma
  • Author : Emilie Bickerton
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 08 September 2011
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Cahiers du Cinéma was the single most influential project in the history of film. Founded in 1951, it was responsible for establishing film as the 'seventh art,' equal to literature, painting or music, and it revolutionized film-making and writing. Its contributors would put their words into action: the likes of Godard, Truffaut, Rivette, Rohmer were to become some of the greatest directors of the age, their films part of the internationally celebrated nouvelle vague. In this authoritative new history,

The Art of Watching Films

The Art of Watching Films
  • Author : Joseph M. Boggs,Dennis W. Petrie
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 18 April 2021
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This introduction to film appreciation uses contemporary and popular American movies to help students develop critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of film. By suggesting what to look for and how to look for it, this text challenges students to sharpen their powers of observation, establish habits of perceptive watching, and discover complex aspects of film art that will further enhance their enjoyment of watching films.

Flashback

Flashback
  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti,Scott Eyman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 April 2021
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Consolidating major figures and film movements into their decade of greatest influence or prestige, this “no-nonsense” book offers a generously illustrated, concise, and very readable history of fiction movies with an emphasis on American cinema. Eclectic in methodology and written in a plain English style that audiences can relate to, it examines the full scope of traditional film history and criticism, viewing film as both an art and an industry— as it mirrors popular audience values, social ideologies, and historical