A Short History of Film, Third Edition

A Short History of Film, Third Edition

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With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema—especially Polish, Chinese, Russian, Canadian, and Iranian filmmakers—an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813595146
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 03/30/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 524
File size: 173 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

WHEELER WINSTON DIXON is the James Ryan Professor Emeritus of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He is the author of many books, including Black and White Cinema: A Short History (Rutgers University Press), and an internationally known experimental filmmaker.

GWENDOLYN AUDREY FOSTER is Willa Cather Professor Emerita of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She is an award winning experimental filmmaker and a prolific author.

Table of Contents

Cover Title Page Copyright Dedication Contents Acknowledgments Timeline. 1832–2017 One. The Invention of the Movies Two. The Birth of an American Industry Three. World Cinema: The Silent Era Four. The Hollywood Studio System in the 1930s and 1940s Five. International Cinema through World War II Six. Postwar Challenges to the Movies Seven. World Cinema in the 1950s Eight. The 1960s Explosion Nine. World Cinema 1970 to the Present Ten. The New Hollywood Glossary of Film Terms����������������������������� Bibliography������������������� Index������������ Photographs


Dixon: Lincoln, NE 

Foster: Lincoln, NE 

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