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The essential core of Mast and Kawin’s classic in a streamlined volume: the most accurate, carefully updated account of cinema today in a clear and lively text. B> The seventh edition of A Short History of the Movies continues the tradition that has made it one of the most popular books ever in film history. This volume. Dickson and William Heise 25; Early Cameras and Films 26; The Kinetoscope 28 ; A Sound Film and Studio 29; Projection 30; The Magic Lantern 31; The Loop.

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A Short History Of the Movies

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Be the first to ask a question about A Short History of the Movies. Required reading for me in a film appreciation class at university, this is a nice benchmark for anyone interested in studying film.

A Short History of the Movies (Abridged) | Gerald Mast and Bruce Kawin

Table of Contents 1. Better World Books Condition: The Return of the Myths: The Emperors and Their Rule. This new edition, which has been revised and rewritten to reflect current scholarship and recent industry developments, and new films and filmmakers, represents an accurate, scrupulous updating of a classic.


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Varda, Marker, kawim the Documentary. Extensive coverage of international film facilitates comparison between American films and those of other countries, particularly England, Germany, Russia, France, Italy, Japan, Iran, and China.

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The sections on the birth yhe early years of cinema are essential reading for any film buff, and the in-depth analyses of key films are full of original insights. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Better World Books Ltd Condition: I recommend this book to any film enthusiasts; I’m not a film student myself, and I loved the read it introduced me to a lot of great movies, too.

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A Short History of the Movies by Gerald Mast

This is the best single-volume history of film I have ever come across. Read it for a class and learned a lot! I re-read it regularly. Chronological order and concise sshort make the text easy to synchronize with a survey course, while the extensive and unparalleled bibliography and the filmography are ideal for background assignments or individual study.

Yhe Narrative, Commercial Expansion. Flungoutofspace rated it liked it Aug 29, Aside from wishing that asian cinema were more thoroughly explored, I have no complaints. We don’t recognize your username or password. This eleventh edition has been revised and updated to include current scholarship, recent industry developments, and new films and filmmakers. Choose Expedited for fastest shipping!