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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.
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The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently 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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Dixon, Wheeler W., 1950-
Short history of film.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007022097
(OCoLC)137222868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
ISBN: 9780813544755 0813544750
OCLC Number: 276170255
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 441 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
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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This is the film history book we''ve been waiting for.--David Sterritt "chairman, National Society of Film Critics " This is the film history book we've been waiting for.--David Sterritt "chairman, Read more...

 
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