A Short History of Film

Editor/Author Winston Dixon, Wheeler and Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Rutgers University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-8135-6055-7
Category: Arts & Leisure - Film & Television
Image Count: 227
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A Short History of Film, Second Edition, provides a concise and accurate overview of the history of world cinema, detailing the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from 1896 through 2012.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Timeline 1832-2012
  • ONE The Invention of the Movies
  • TWO The Birth of an American Industry
  • THREE World Cinema: The Silent Era
  • FOUR The Hollywood Studio System in the 1930s and 1940s
  • FIVE International Cinema through World War II
  • SIX Postwar Challenges to the Movies
  • SEVEN World Cinema in the 1950s
  • EIGHT The 1960s Explosion
  • NINE World Cinema 1970 to the Present
  • TEN The New Hollywood
  • Glossary of Film Terms
  • Bibliography
  • About the Authors