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Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960
     

Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960

by David Bordwell
 
-A tour de force . . . destined to become itself a classic in film studies and a magnificent introduction to the American cinema for a much wider audience. -American Film

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-A tour de force . . . destined to become itself a classic in film studies and a magnificent introduction to the American cinema for a much wider audience. -American Film

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American Film
A tour de force . . . destined to become itself a classic in film studies and a magnificent introduction to the American cinema for a much wider audience.
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"This brilliant achievement will not soon be surpassed. It will be the foundation for all future research in the field..."

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ISBN-13:
9780231060547
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Series:
King's Crown Paperback Ser.
Pages:
506

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Robert C. Allen
"It is quite simply the single most important publishing event in the field of American film history to occur within the last twenty-five years. No other work in this discipline even begins to approach its theoretical grounding, historical self-awareness, or critical power."

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David Bordwell is Professor of Film at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and head of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

Janet Staiger is Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University.

Kristin Thompson is Honorary Fellow at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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