Flashback: A Brief Film History / Edition 6by Louis Giannetti, Louis D. Giannetti, Scott Eyman
Pub. Date: 07/28/2009
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
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.
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Table of Contents
2. Griffith and His Contemporaries: 1908—1920.
3. American Cinema in the 1920s.
4. European Cinema in the 1920s.
5. The Hollywood Studio System: 1925-1955
The Box Office
The Studio System
The Star System
The System of Genres
6. American Cinema in the 1930s.
The Talkie Era
New Genres: Gangster Pictures, Musicals, Screwball Comedy
7. European Cinema in the 1930s.
8. American Cinema in the 1940s.
Decline of the Studio System
World War II
Film Noir and Postwar Realism
9. European Cinema in the 1940s.
10. American Cinema in the 1950s.
The Red Scare
11. International Cinema in the 1950s.
12. American Cinema in the 1960s.
The Bloated Era
13. International Cinema in the 1960s.
14. American Cinema in the 1970s.
The Vietnam-Watergate Era
The New Cinema
15. International Cinema in the 1970s.
The Third World
16. American Cinema in the 1980s.
Technology and the Marketplace
The Reagan Era
17. International Cinema in the 1980s.
U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe
The Third World
18. American Cinema in the 1990s.
The Hollywood Studios
The Bright Side
The Independent Cinema
19. International Cinema in the 1990s.
Hollywood Uber Alles
Australia and New Zealand
20. American Cinema Since 2000.
21. International Cinema Since 2000.
Hong Kong/China, and Japan
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