The World in a Frame: What We See in Films

The World in a Frame: What We See in Films

by Leo Braudy
     
 

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Now a classic, The World in a Frame covers the history of popular American films from the 1930s to the 1970s. Leo Braudy, one of America's leading film critics, gives an account of the histories of visual style and film genres, as well as techniques of characterization - all in an evolving cultural context. This twenty-five anniversary edition includes a new preface… See more details below

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Now a classic, The World in a Frame covers the history of popular American films from the 1930s to the 1970s. Leo Braudy, one of America's leading film critics, gives an account of the histories of visual style and film genres, as well as techniques of characterization - all in an evolving cultural context. This twenty-five anniversary edition includes a new preface by the author addressing developments in film since the book was first published in 1976.

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ISBN-13:
9780385035927
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1976
Pages:
274

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