Author: Daniel Borden
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
ISBN: 9781740667845
Size: 31.15 MB
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Film from the Author: Daniel Borden. A detailed guide to film that is overflowing with information and over 500 colour and black and white photographs. Film: A World History takes the movie lover through all of the notable eras of filmmaking exploring the films that made them great. From Silent to Sound, the War to the Fifties, from New Wave to Hollywood blockbusters and World Cinema, the book reveals the changing face of film. Great directors and actors are also featured and this book takes the reader to all their greatest moments such as Mack Sennett and the Keystone Cops, Fred Astaire and Ginger Roberts in Top Hat, Malcolm MacDowell in A Clockwork Orange, Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove, The Coen Brothers and Blood Simple. This guide is also packed with information that will give movie-goers an insight into film techniques, movements and genres, awards, how film has changed and all the other key information they could want. It traces the development of film and spotlights the stars of every era such as Katherine Hepburn and Orson Wells, Rock Hudson and Doris Day, Meryl Streep and Harrison Ford and cross references to their best films, the awards they have won and other interesting details. The ultimate book for any film lover.


Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Size: 19.89 MB
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Film from the Author: . This is a chronological look at the development of movies and film. The book examines topics such as cinematographic techniques, stars and stardom, film movements and genres, awards, world cinema and changes in the industry. There are in-depth looks at famous actors, directors, films and movements. The book is highly illustrated. The result is an easy to use and authoritative guide to this most fascinating of subjects.

Perspectives On European Film And History

Author: Leen Engelen
Publisher: Academia Press
ISBN: 9789038210827
Size: 10.75 MB
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Perspectives On European Film And History from the Author: Leen Engelen. This volume addresses the representation of European history in European cinema through a collection of nine case studies such as Der Untergang (2004) and Dawn (1928).

A World History Of Film

Author: Robert Sklar
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Size: 49.35 MB
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A World History Of Film from the Author: Robert Sklar. For undergraduate and graduate-level courses in History of Film, Introduction to Film Studies, Film and Culture and Film and History. This comprehensive history of cinema from its origins to the present-day treats the film medium as a global phenomenon with dynamic relationships among nations and cultures in all phases of its history. The text thoroughly covers the technological, aesthetic, and industrial history of films, but also emphasizes the mediums' interconnections with economic, social, and political movements and events. Relating the medium dynamically to other arts, society, economics, politics and culture, this volume shows how the history of film was shaped by wars, depression, regimes, and events.

Film And History

Author: James Chapman
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137367326
Size: 77.54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Film And History from the Author: James Chapman. Film is the pre-eminent mass medium of the modern age. It is a valuable source of evidence for the study of both the past and the contemporary world, and is a social practice that has affected the lives of millions. How can historians engage with this important and influential medium? Written for both students and teachers, Film and History: • provides a concise, accessible introduction to the use of film in historical enquiry and a summary of the main theoretical debates • charts the development of film history as a subject area and a discipline in its own right • considers different approaches to film history, including film as an art form, as ideology, as a historical source, and as a social practice • includes case studies to ground discussion of theories and approaches in specific examples. Wide-ranging and authoritative, Film and History equips students with the methods both to analyse film texts and to understand the place of film in history and culture.

World War Ii Film And History

Author: John Whiteclay Chambers II Professor of History Rutgers University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199728739
Size: 17.68 MB
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World War Ii Film And History from the Author: John Whiteclay Chambers II Professor of History Rutgers University.

Screening The Past

Author: Tony Barta
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275954024
Size: 22.22 MB
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Screening The Past from the Author: Tony Barta. Historians and filmmakers explore how and why history is portrayed on film.

Filmography Of World History

Author: Deanne Schultz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313326813
Size: 38.54 MB
Format: PDF
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Filmography Of World History from the Author: Deanne Schultz. With extensive cross references and production data, filmlovers and students will find this a valuable reference for identifying feature films that take place during a specific period of world history.


Author: Martin M. Winkler
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9781405110426
Size: 74.48 MB
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Gladiator from the Author: Martin M. Winkler. This is the first book to analyze Ridley Scott’s film Gladiator from historical, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. The first systematic analysis of Ridley Scott’s film, Gladiator. Examines the film’s presentation of Roman history and culture. Considers its cinematic origins and traditions. Draws out the film’s modern social and political overtones. Includes relevant ancient sources in translation.

World History On The Screen

Author: Wendy S. Wilson
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825146152
Size: 52.11 MB
Format: PDF
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World History On The Screen from the Author: Wendy S. Wilson. Help your students develop critical-viewing skills while they deepen their understanding of world history! Enhances exploration of world history through the study of compelling films.