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The DVD revolution : movies, culture, and technology

Author: Aaron Barlow
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The introduction of the DVD marked the beginning of one of history's most successful technological innovations, and capped a 75-year development of home-viewing possibilities. Never before have film fans had access in their living rooms to something so remarkably close to the theatrical experience. In addition, because a DVD can hold much more than a single movie, it has allowed films to be marketed with a variety
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barlow, Aaron, 1951-
DVD revolution.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(OCoLC)645980979
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Barlow
ISBN: 0275983870 9780275983871
OCLC Number: 56104090
Description: xvi, 179 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Home viewing of feature films in America --
Cinémathèque française at our house --
DVD fan culture --
The special edition DVD --
The DVD audio commentary --
The DVD, the film scholar, and the classroom --
The question of ownership.
Responsibility: Aaron Barlow.
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