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The art of the American film.

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press/ Doubleday, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Higham
ISBN: 0385069715 9780385069717
OCLC Number: 1611038
Description: xii, 322 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Principles and beginnings --
The advent of D.W. Griffith --
Followers of Griffith --
Originators of screen comedy --
Rivals of Griffith --
De Mille: commerical giant --
Lubitsch and other Europeans --
Von Stronheim, Von Sternberg --
Into the sound era --
The masters respond to sound --
Major figures of the talkies --
Pictorialists --
Blending film and theater --
War and post-war --
The advent of Orson Welles --
Hitchcock's world --
Wilder and other immigrants --
Changing patterns in drama --
Wide screens, wider horizons --
New directors, new directions.

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