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Schirmer encyclopedia of film

Author: Barry Keith Grant
Publisher: Detroit : Schirmer Reference, ©2007.
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This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history. Approximately 200 entries cover specific topics, including acting, censorship, editing, lighting and others. Also included are more than 230 career profiles, placing individual achievements in the context of specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grant, Barry Keith, 1947-
Schirmer encyclopedia of film.
Detroit : Schirmer Reference, ©2007
(OCoLC)653388905
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Keith Grant
ISBN: 9780028657912 0028657918 9780028657929 9780028657936 9780028657943 9780028657950 0028657926 0028657934 0028657942 0028657950
OCLC Number: 67405638
Description: 4 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Academy Awards --
Crime films --
v. 2 Criticism --
Idelogy --
v. 3. Independent Film --
Road movies --
v. 4. Romantic comedy --
Yugoslavia. 1. Academy Awards® --
Acting --
Action and Adventure Films --
Adaptation Africa South of the Sahara --
African-American Cinema --
Agents and Agencies --
Animal Actors --
Animation --
Arab Cinema --
Archives Argentina --
Art Cinema --
Asian American Cinema --
Australia --
Auteur Theory and Authorship --
B Films --
Biography --
Brazil --
Camera --
Camera Movement --
Camp --
Canada --
Canon and Canonicity --
Cartoons Casting --
Censorship --
Character Actors --
Child Actors --
Children's Films --
Chile --
China --
Choreography --
Cinematography --
Cinephilia --
Class --
Cold War --
Collaboration --
Colonialism and Postcolonialism --
Color --
Columbia --
Comedy --
Comics and Comic Books --
Co-productions Costume --
Credits --
Crew --
Crime Films --
2. Criticism --
Cuba --
Cult Films --
Czechoslovakia --
Dance --
Denmark --
Dialogue --
Diasporic Cinema --
Direction --
Disaster Films --
Distribution --
Documentary --
Dubbing and Subtitling --
Early Cinema --
Editing --
Egypt Epic Films --
Exhibition --
Experimental Film --
Exploitation Films --
Expressionism --
Fans and Fandom --
Fantasy Films --
Fashion --
Feminism --
Festivals --
Film History --
Film Noir --
Film Stock --
Film Studies --
F ine Art --
Finland --
France --
Gangster Films --
Gay and Lesbian Cinema --
Gender --
Genre --
Germany --
Great Britain --
Great Depression --
Greece --
Guilds and Unions --
Heritage Films --
Historical Films --
Holocaust --
Hong Kong --
Horror Films --
Hungary --
Ideology --
3. Independent Film --
India --
Internet --
Iran --
Ireland --
Israel --
Italy --
Japan --
Journals and Magazines --
Korea --
Latinos and Cinema --
Lighting --
Mainland Southeast Asia --
Makeup --
Martial Arts Films --
Marxism --
Melodrama --
Merchandising --
Mexico --
MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) --
Mise-en-scène --
Music --
Musicals --
Narrative --
National Cinema --
Native Americans and Cinema --
Neorealism --
Netherlands --
New Wave --
New Zealand --
Parody --
Philippines --
Poland --
Populism Pornography --
Postmodernism --
Pre-cinema --
Prizes and Awards --
Producer --
Production Design --
Production Process --
Propaganda --
Psychoanalysis --
Publicity and Promotion --
Queer Theory --
Race and Ethnicity --
Radio --
Realism --
Reception Theory --
Religion --
RKO Radio --
Pictures --
Road Movies --
4. Romantic Comedy --
Russian and Soviet Cinema --
Science Fiction --
Screenwriting --
Screwball Comedy --
Semiotics Sequels, Series, and Remakes --
Sexuality --
Shots --
Silent Cinema --
Slapstick Comedy --
Sound --
Spain --
Special Effects --
Spectatorship and Audiences --
Sports Films --
Spy Films --
Star System --
Stars --
Structuralism and Poststructuralism --
Studio System --
Supporting Actors --
Surrealism --
Sweden --
Technology --
Teen Films --
Television --
Theater --
Theaters --
Third Cinema --
Thrillers --
Turkey --
Twentieth-Century Fox --
Ufa (Universum Film Aktiengesellschaft) --
United Artists --
Universal --
Video --
Video Games --
Vietnam War --
Violence --
Walt Disney Company --
War Films --
Warner Bros. --
Westerns --
Woman's Pictures --
World War I --
World War II --
Yiddish Cinema --
Yugoslavia
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of film
Responsibility: Barry Keith Grant, editor in chief.
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This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history. Approximately 200 entries cover specific topics, including acting, censorship, editing, lighting and others. Also included are more than 230 career profiles, placing individual achievements in the context of specific topics (for example, Robert Altman is featured in the article on "Sound"). Additional features include a comprehensive index; a list of further reading sources; 350 black-and-white and 150 full color photographs; and more.

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