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Number: HHA71400-BOOK

FILM: A WORLD HISTORY (BOOK)

Summary

Ultra-condensed and overflowing with more than 500 photographs, Film: A World History is the perfect gift for any movie connoisseur. In this compact, pocket-sized book, page after page is dedicated to significant cinematic movements, time lines that explore the evolution of the industry, and capsule biographies of great directors and actors and examinations of their oeuvre.

Organized chronologically and thematically, the book travels from the genesis of film through the two World Wars to the present, highlighting noteworthy examples of important genres, and showcasing the work of significant directors, including George Meliès, Walt Disney, Orson Welles, John Ford, Akira Kurosawa, Steven Spielberg, and Quentin Tarantino. From Casablanca to The Godfather, Grace Kelly to Julia Roberts, Hollywood to Bollywood, Film: A World History takes the reader on a spectacular tour of the most unforgettable motion pictures from around the world.

About the Author

Daniel Borden, Florian Duÿsens, Thomas Gilbert, Adele Smith, and Heather Thompson are writers, journalists, and scholars who have written for numerous publications on the history, criticism, theory, and aesthetics of motion pictures. They live in Germany.

Product Details

550 full-color and black-and-white illustrations
Hardcover: 480 pages
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Performing Arts \ Film & Video

  
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