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A short history of film

Author: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conviently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present. More than 250 rare stills and illustrations accompany the text, bringing readers face to face with many of the key players and films that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Dixon, Wheeler W., 1950-
Short history of film.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)654727696
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
ISBN: 9780813542690 0813542693 9780813542706 0813542707
OCLC Number: 137222868
Description: xxxv, 441 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The invention of the movies --
The birth of an American industry --
World cinema: the silent era --
The Hollywood studio system in the 1930s and 1940s --
International cinema through World War II --
Postwar challenges to the movies --
World cinema in the 1950s --
The 1960s explosion --
World cinema 1970 to the present --
The new Hollywood.
Responsibility: Wheeler Winston Dixon & Gwendolyn Audrey Foster.
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