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The big screen : the story of the movies--and what they have done to us

Author: David Thomson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomson
ISBN: 9780374191894 0374191891
OCLC Number: 815605884
Description: pages cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I THE SHINING LIGHT AND THE HUDDLED MASSES --
A Cheap Form of Amusement --
The Era of Sunrise --
The Cinema of Winter --
M --
State Film---Film State --
The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. Bolshevik in the West --
1930s Hollywood --
France --
Renoir --
American --
Ambersons --
Howard Hawks: The "Slim" Years --
Films Were Started --
Brief Encounter --
War --
Italian Cinema --
Ingrid Sees a Movie --
Sing a Noir Song --
pt. II SUNSET AND CHANGE --
pt. III FILM STUDIES --
pt. IV DREAD AND DESIRE --
Dread and Desire --
To Own the Summer --
Brave New Northern California World --
What Is a Director? --
Silence or Sinatra? --
The Numbers and the Numbness.
Responsibility: David Thomson.

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