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American Film
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Jon Lewis
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-07 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A beautiful book and a brisk read, American Film is the most enjoyable and interesting overview of the history of American filmmaking available. Focused on aspects of the film business that are of perennial interest to undergraduates, this book will engage students from beginning to end.
Film History: An Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 780
Authors: Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social

This book introduce the history of film as it is presently conceived, written, and taught by its most accomplished scholars. However, this book is not a distillation of everything that is known about film history.
Moviegoing in America
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Gregory A.. Waller
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-05 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pairing significant research with primary documents, Moviegoing in America charts the evolution of film exhibition and reception as a function of changing patterns of American community, identity, consumption, and the fabric of everyday life. "Moviegoing in America is an important, groundbreaking book." -- The Moving Image "Waller assembles an impressive
History of Film
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: M. M. Eboch
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher: Essential Library

Traces the history of film from its conception in the late 1800s and early filming techniques to popular filmstars and the role of computers in filmmaking today.
A Light Affliction: a History of Film Preservation and Restoration
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Michael Binder
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-23 - Publisher:

A history of film preservation and restoration, telling the story from the earliest days of the cinema to the modern days of digital restorations. The cinema was invented in the Victorian era, but for the first four decades of its existence almost no effort was made to preserve the millions