9780130186621

Flashback: A Brief History of Film

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130186621

  • ISBN 10:

    0130186627

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2001
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Film and Film History in departments of English and Communications. 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 students can relate to, it examines the full scope of traditional film history and criticism, viewing film as both an art and an industryas it mirrors popular audience values, social ideologies, and historical epochs.

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