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A short history of film
Format:
Book
Title:
A short history of film
ISBN:
9780813542690

9780813542706
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008.
Physical Description:
xxxv, 441 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 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.
Summary:
"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 have marked the industry."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject(s):
Motion pictures -- History.

Motion picture industry -- History.
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