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A history of narrative film

Author: David A Cook
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The fourth edition of this title offers substantial revisions, with new chapters and new illustrations. It provides updated filmographies of nearly all living directors mentioned in the book and new sections on films and cinematic traditions that have recently received scholarly attention.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Cook
ISBN: 0393978680 9780393978681
OCLC Number: 52821378
Description: xxviii, 1120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Origins --
International expansion, 1907-1918 --
D.W. Griffith and the development of narrative form --
German cinema of the Weimar Period, 1919-1929 --
Soviet silent cinema and the theory of Montage, 1917-1931 --
Hollywood in the twenties --
The coming of sound and color, 1926-1935 --
The sound film and the American studio system --
Europe in the thirties --
Orson Welles and the modern sound film --
Wartime and postwar cinema : Italy and the United States, 1940-1951 --
Hollywood, 1952-1965 --
The French New Wave and its native context --
New cinemas in Britain and the English-Speaking Commonwealth --
European Renaissance : West --
European Renaissance : East --
The former Soviet Union, 1945-present --
Wind from the East : Japan, India, and China --
Third World cinema --
Hollywood, 1965-1995 --
Hollywood enters the digital domain.
Other Titles: Narrative film
Responsibility: David A. Cook.
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