Film history: an introduction
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Feb 17, 2009 - Performing Arts - 780 pages
Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental. As with the authors' bestselling Film Art: An Introduction (now in its eighth edition), concepts and events are illustrated with frame enlargements taken from the original sources, giving students more realistic points of reference than competing books that rely on publicity stills.
The third edition of Film History is thoroughly updated and includes the first comprehensive overviews of the impact of globalization and digital technology on the cinema. Any serious film scholar--professor, undergraduate, or graduate student--will want to read and keep Film History.
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So I just finished my film history course and this book made the course really fun. I love the whole thing, from the short but very informative texts to all the pictures, and it's just so well written ... Read full review
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THE INVENTION AND EARLY YEARS
Early Filmmaking and Exhibition
Pathe versus Gaumont 22 I Italy Growth
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