Flashback: A Brief Film History / Edition 2

Flashback: A Brief Film History / Edition 2

by Louis Giannetti, Scott Eyman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133217876

ISBN-13: 9780133217872

Pub. Date: 01/04/1991

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Consolidating major figures and film movements into their decade of greatest influence or prestige, this “no-nonsense” book offers a generously illustrated, concise, and very readable history of fiction movies with an emphasis on American cinema. Eclectic in methodology and written in a plain English style that audiences can relate to, it examines the

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Consolidating major figures and film movements into their decade of greatest influence or prestige, this “no-nonsense” book offers a generously illustrated, concise, and very readable history of fiction movies with an emphasis on American cinema. Eclectic in methodology and written in a plain English style that audiences can relate to, it examines the full scope of traditional film history and criticism, viewing film as both an art and an industry— as it mirrors popular audience values, social ideologies, and historical epochs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133217872
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/04/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
528

Table of Contents

1. Beginnings.
2. Griffith and His Contemporaries: 1908—1920.
3. American Cinema in the 1920s.
4. European Cinema in the 1920s.
5. The Hollywood Studio System.
6. American Cinema in the 1930s.
7. European Cinema in the 1930s.
8. American Cinema in the 1940s.
9. European Cinema in the 1940s.
10. American Cinema in the 1950s.
11. International Cinema in the 1950s.
12. American Cinema in the 1960s.
13. International Cinema in the 1960s.
14. American Cinema in the 1970s.
15. International Cinema in the 1970s.
16. American Cinema in the 1980s.
17. International Cinema in the 1980s.
18. American Cinema in the 1990s.
19. International Cinema in the 1990s.
Glossary.
Index.

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