American cinema/American culture

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McGraw-Hill, Nov 10, 2008 - Business & Economics - 455 pages
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Ideal for Introduction to American Cinema courses, American Film History courses, and Introductory Film Appreciation courses focused on American Film, this text offers a cultural examination of the American movie-making industry, with particular attention paid to the economic and aesthetic institution of Hollywood.

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Contents

NARRATION
21
STYLE
44
THE STUDIO SYSTEM
64
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

John Belton, Assistant Professor of English at Rutgers University, is widely admired in film studies for his work with the National Film Preservation Board. He is the coeditor of Film Sound: Theory and Practice and the author of "Cinema Stylists" and "The Films of Robert Mitchum".