Cine: toda la historia

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Blume, 2011 - Education - 576 pages
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The context of cultural and social change enriches this study of the cinematic world, creating a fascinating guide to film that examines each stage of cinema's development with scholarly detail in an easy-to-read format. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of cinema from the earliest days of film projection to the golden age of film halls, drive-ins, outdoor shows, and the current multiplexes. Profusely illustrated and with clear and well-documented text, this study looks at every cinematographic genre, from silent and propaganda films to newsreels, musicals, Hollywood blockbusters, independent films, and more. Also included is a discussion of the ideas and work of key screenwriters, directors, and actors.

 

El contexto de cambio cultural y social enriquece este estudio del mundo cinematográfico, creando una fascinante guía del cine que examina cada etapa del desarrollo del cine con detenimiento académico en un formato fácil de leer. Organizado cronológicamente, el libro traza la evolución del cine, desde los más tempranos espectáculos de los farolillos mágicos hasta la era dorada de las salas cinematográficas, los autocines, los espectáculos al aire libre y los complejos multisalas. Profusamente ilustrado y con un texto claro y documentado, este estudio abarca cada uno de los géneros cinematográficos, incluyendo a los primeros filmes mudos, el cine de propaganda, los noticiarios, los lujosos musicales, las grandes producciones de Hollywood, las películas de bajo presupuesto y más. También se incluye una discusión sobre las ideas y los trabajos de guionistas, directores y actores claves.

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About the author (2011)

Philip Kemp is a freelance critic and film historian, a regular contributor to DVD Review, the International Film Guide, Sight and Sound magazine, and Total Film magazine. He teaches film journalism at the Universities of Leicester and Middlesex and is the author of Lethal Innocence: The Cinema of Alexander Mackendrick. Sir Christopher Frayling is rector of the Royal College of Art in London and a professor of cultural history there. An award-winning broadcaster, critic, and historian, he is the author of numerous books on contemporary art, design, film, and the history of ideas.

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