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American cinema

Author: John LithgowEd SikovNew York Center for Visual History.KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB [distributor], ©1994.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [Curriculum package]View all editions and formats
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An overview of 70 years of the motion picture industry.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow; Ed Sikov; New York Center for Visual History.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1559468084 9781559468084 1559468092 9781559468091 1559468106 9781559468107 1559468114 9781559468114 1559468122 9781559468121 1559468130 9781559468138 1559468149 9781559468145 1559468157 9781559468152 1559468165 9781559468169 1559468173 9781559468176 1559468181 9781559468183 0070576068 9780070576063
OCLC Number: 37298462
Notes: At head of title: Annenberg/CPB Project.
Directors, producers, and narrators vary.
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Videocassette release of the television program originally broadcast in 1994 on PBS: American cinema.
Ten cassettes of one-hour television programs and one 90-minute cassette of 3 thirty-minute supplementary programs.
Titles on cassette label and container for pt. 11: Film language; Writing and thinking about film; Classical Hollywood style today.
Credits: Part 1. Film language: Director/writer/producer, Corey Shaff ; Part 2. Thinking and writing about film: Writer/director, Richard Smigielski ; producer, Brian Street ; Part 3. Hollywood style today: Director, Greg Martinelli ; producer, Lorna Thomas ; series producers, Greg Martinelli, Molly Ornati, Rita Mate, Lawrence Pitkethly.
Performer(s): Host: John Lithgow.
Description: 11 videocassettes (690 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 faculty guide (iii, 43 p. ; 28 cm.)
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [pt. 1.] The Hollywood style --
[pt. 2.] The studio system --
[pt. 3.] The star --
[pt. 4.] The western --
[pt. 5.] Romantic comedy --
[pt. 6.] The combat film --
[pt. 7.] Film noir --
[pt. 8.] Film in the television age --
[pt. 9.] The film school generation --
[pt. 10.] The edge of Hollywood --
[pt. 11.] Film language: the director's choice, Thinking and writing about film, Classical Hollywood today.
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Other Titles: American cinema (Television program)
Responsibility: co-production of the New York Center for Visual History, KCET-TV and BBC.

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An overview of 70 years of the motion picture industry.

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