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 cinematogr fico, creando una fascinante gu a del cine que examina cada etapa del desarrollo del cine con detenimiento acad mico en un formato f cil de leer. Organizado cronol gicamente, el libro traza la evoluci n del cine, desde los m s tempranos espect culos de los farolillos m gicos hasta la era dorada de las salas cinematogr ficas, los autocines, los espect culos al aire libre y los complejos multisalas. Profusamente ilustrado y con un texto claro y documentado, este estudio abarca cada uno de los g neros cinematogr ficos, incluyendo a los primeros filmes mudos, el cine de propaganda, los noticiarios, los lujosos musicales, las grandes producciones de Hollywood, las pel culas de bajo presupuesto y m s. Tambi n se incluye una discusi n sobre las ideas y los trabajos de guionistas, directores y actores claves.

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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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