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Film history

Author: David P StoneDavid HartleyJoseph TurowMarie TravisJohn Wesley EnglishAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Jones International ; Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], ©1998.
Series: Introduction to mass communication.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program examines the history of film, from its beginnings in the late 19th century to the invention of VCRs. Filmmaking's roots as an entertainment and storytelling medium are examined, along with the emergence of Hollywood, the studio star system, and birth of the talkies. Film industry regulation, including censorship, is discussed along with the blacklist and competition from television.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David P Stone; David Hartley; Joseph Turow; Marie Travis; John Wesley English; Michael Jeck; Roger Ebert; Charles Champlin; Stuart Schoffman; Vivian Carol Sobchack; Bill Mechanic; MediaWaves (Firm); McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; Knowledge TV.; Jones International, Ltd.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40233435
Credits: Producer, David P. Stone.
Performer(s): Joseph Turow, Marie Travis, John W. English, Michael Jeck, Roger Ebert, Charles Champlin, Stuart Schoffman, Vivian Sobchack, Bill Mechanic.
Narrator: David Hartley.
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: One reel stories --
Visual storytelling --
Attracting audiences --
Studio control --
Movie competition --
Video trailers.
Series Title: Introduction to mass communication.
Responsibility: MediaWaves ; produced in cooperation with the College Division of the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and Knowledge TV.

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This program examines the history of film, from its beginnings in the late 19th century to the invention of VCRs. Filmmaking's roots as an entertainment and storytelling medium are examined, along with the emergence of Hollywood, the studio star system, and birth of the talkies. Film industry regulation, including censorship, is discussed along with the blacklist and competition from television.

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