Film History Through Trade Journal Art 1916 1920

Film History Through Trade Journal Art  1916 1920
Author: Jeff Codori
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2020-03-20
ISBN: 1476638292
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Film History Through Trade Journal Art 1916 1920 Book Excerpt:

The period in film history between the regimentation of the Edison Trust and the vertical integration of the Studio System--roughly 1916 through 1920--was a time of structural and artistic experimentation for the American film industry. As the nature of the industry was evolving, society around it was changing as well; arts, politics and society were in a state of flux between old and new. Before the major studios dominated the industry, droves of smaller companies competed for the attention of the independent exhibitor, their gateway to the movie-goer. Their arena was in the pages of the trade press, and their weapons were their advertisements, often bold and eye-catching. The reporting of the trade journals, as they witnessed the evolution of the industry from its infancy towards the future, is the basis of this history. Pulled from the pages of the journals themselves as archived by the Media History Digital Library, the observations of the trade press writers are accompanied by cleaned and restored advertisements used in the battle among the young film companies. They offer a unique and vital look at this formative period of film history.

History and Film

History and Film
Author: Eleftheria Thanouli
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2018-10-18
ISBN: 1501340794
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

History and Film Book Excerpt:

History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines addresses the representation of history in cinema, a much-argued debate on the need to understand cinematic history in its own terms and develop a certain vocabulary for discussing historical films, their relation to public history, and their impact on public historical consciousness. Eleftheria Thanouli does this by changing the agenda altogether - combining a macro-level perspective with a micro-level one in order to argue that cinematic history is the dominant form of historiography in the 20th century, as it succeeded in remediating and repurposing the key formal, rhetorical, and ideological practices of 19th-century professional historiography. With case studies ranging from The Thin Red Line and Life is Beautiful, to The Fog of War and The Last Bolshevik, Thanouli bridges the gap between history and film studies and lays the foundations for a new visual historiography.

A History of Film

A History of Film
Author: Virginia Wright Wexman
Publsiher: Allyn & Bacon
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of Film Book Excerpt:

Substantially revised for this edition, "A History of Film" is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present. This text highlights the contributions of major film-producing countries, significant filmmakers, and their films within social, artistic, economic, and technological contexts. This Sixth Edition incorporates major revisions designed to improve the book's focus and provide more balanced coverage. New to the Sixth Edition Includes new chapters on Indian and Chinese cinemas, emphasizing the exploding film industry in these two countries. Adds a chapter on "The Digital Future" in American film, bringing the text up-to-date with latest technological and industrial developments. Discusses more women filmmakers throughout the text and adds a section on Asian-American filmmakers, expanding the diversity and inclusiveness of the text. Replaces many illustrations with new examples, most of them frame enlargements, and, specifically, keys all illustrations to discussions in the text, ensuring that the images will be valuable learning tools for students. Adds more extended analyses of individual films, helping students grasp large historical questions by presenting them within specific cases rather than in abstract generalities. Provides a new glossary, helping students understand the technical, foreign-language, and industry terms used in the text. Praise for "A History of Film" "The reason why I selected "A History of Film" over all of the other textbooks has to do with the basic approach of the subject of film as a developing art form while paying careful attention to film genres and history; the organizational structure of the chapters; a clear and authoritative writing style that explains the interconnectivity of film as a global phenomenon; and the use of judiciously selected stills in support of the text. . . . The structure, organization and content of "A History of Film" is so good that it is, to me, still the standard by which all other film textbooks must be measured." -"Stephen Ambra, New Hampshire Technical Institute" "The text concisely covers all of film history, and its size makes it particularly useful for film history courses taught in a single term. . . . It is typically quite insightful, yet not too dense for motivated introductory students." -"Mark Gallagher, University of Missouri"

Historical Film

Historical Film
Author: Jonathan Stubbs
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2013-03-28
ISBN: 1472520025
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Film Book Excerpt:

Although precise definitions have not been agreed on, historical cinema tends to cut across existing genre categories and establishes an intimidatingly large group of films. In recent years, a lively body of work has developed around historical cinema, much of it proposing valuable new ways to consider the relationship between cinematic and historical representation. However, only a small proportion of this writing has paid attention to the issue of genre. In order to counter this omission, this book combines a critical analysis of the Hollywood historical film with an examination of its generic dimensions and a history of its development since the silent period. Historical Film: A Critical Introduction is concerned not simply with the formal properties of the films at hand, but also the ways in which they have been promoted, interpreted and discussed in relation to their engagement with the past.

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
Author: Anthony Slide
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-02-25
ISBN: 1135925542
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry Book Excerpt:

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in 1986 and recipient of the American Library Association's Outstanding Reference Book award for that year. More than 200 new entries have been added, and all original entries have been updated; each entry is followed by a short bibliography. As its predecessor, the new dictionary is unique in that it is not a who's who of the industry, but rather a what's what: a dictionary of producing and releasing companies, technical innovations, industry terms, studios, genres, color systems, institutions and organizations, etc. More than 800 entries include everything from "Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences" to "Zoom Lens", from "Astoria Studios" to "Zoetrope". Outstanding Reference Source - American Library Association

History Films Women and Freud s Uncanny

History Films  Women  and Freud s Uncanny
Author: Susan E. Linville
Publsiher: University of Texas Press
Total Pages: 197
Release: 2004-06-01
ISBN: 9780292702691
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

History Films Women and Freud s Uncanny Book Excerpt:

History films were a highly popular genre in the 1990s, as Hollywood looked back at significant and troubling episodes from World War II, the Cold War era, and the techno-war in the Persian Gulf. As filmmakers attempted to confront and manage intractable elements of the American past, such as the trauma of war and the legacy of racism, Susan Linville argues that a surprising casualty occurred—the erasure of relevant facets of contemporary women's history. In this book, Linville offers a sustained critique of the history film and its reduction of women to figures of ambivalence or absence. Historicizing and adapting Freud's concept of the uncanny and its relationship to the maternal body as the first home, she offers theoretically sophisticated readings of the films Midnight Clear, Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line, Nixon, Courage Under Fire, Lone Star, and Limbo. She also demonstrates that the uncanny is not only a source of anxiety but also potentially a progressive force for eroding nostalgic ideals of nation and gender. Linville concludes with a close reading of a recent 9/11 documentary, showing how the patterns and motifs of 1990s history films informed it and what that means for our future.

The History of the British Film

The History of the British Film
Author: Rachael Low,Roger Manvell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1950
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Motion pictures
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Understanding Audiences and the Film Industry

Understanding Audiences and the Film Industry
Author: Roy Stafford
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 155
Release: 2019-07-25
ISBN: 1839020989
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Audiences and the Film Industry Book Excerpt:

Brings together an introduction to academic study of audiences as 'readers' of films and an investigation into how the film industry perceives audiences as part of its industrial practices. The appraoch draws on ideas from film, media and cultural studies to present an insight to what makes the biggest box office films attractive to audiences.

The Oxford History of World Cinema

The Oxford History of World Cinema
Author: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 846
Release: 1996-10-17
ISBN: 0191518182
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford History of World Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Oxford History of World Cinema is the most authoritative, up-to-date history of the Cinema ever undertaken. It traces the history of the twentieth-century's most enduringly popular entertainment form, covering all aspects of its development, stars, studios, and cultural impact. The book celebrates and chronicles over one hundred years of diverse achievement from westerns to the New Wave, from animation to the Avant-Garde, and from Hollywood to Hong Kong, with an international team of distinguished film historians telling the story of the major inventions and developments in the cinema business, its institutions, genres, and personnel. Other chapters outline the evolution of national cinemas round the world - the varied and distinctive filmic traditions that have developed alongside Hollywood. Also included are over 140 special inset features on the film-makers and personalities - Garbo and Godard, Keaton and Kurosawa, Bugs Bunny and Bergman - who have had an enduring impact in popular memory and cinematic lore. With over 300 illustrations, a full bibliography, and an extensive index, The Oxford History of World Cinema is an invaluable and entertaining guide and resource for the student and general reader.

Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema
Author: Daw-Ming Lee
Publsiher: Scarecrow Press
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2012-11-08
ISBN: 0810879220
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema covers the history of Taiwan cinema during both the Japanese colonial period (1895–1945) and Chinese Nationalist period (1945–present). This is accomplished through a chronology, list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and more than a hundred cross-referenced entries on directors, producers, performers, films, film studios, and genres. The book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Taiwan cinema, as well as the social, political, financial, and creative intricacies of how at least one important national cinema developed.

History of the Film

History of the Film
Author: Maurice Bardèche,Robert Brasillach
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 412
Release: 1945
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Motion picture industry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema
Author: Gino Moliterno
Publsiher: Scarecrow Press
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2008-09-29
ISBN: 0810862549
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema provides a better understanding of the role Italian cinema has played in film history through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology.

A History of Greek Cinema

A History of Greek Cinema
Author: Vrasidas Karalis
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2012-02-02
ISBN: 1441112782
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of Greek Cinema Book Excerpt:

The history of Greek cinema is a rather obscure and unexamined affair. Greek cinema started slowly and then collapsed; for several years it struggled to reinvent itself, produced its first mature works, then collapsed completely and almost vanished. Because of such a complex historical trajectory no comprehensive survey of the development of Greek cinema has been written in English. This book is the first to explore its development and the contexts that defined it by focusing on its main films, personalities and theoretical discussions. A History of Greek Cinema focuses on the early decades and the attempts to establish a "national" cinema useful to social cohesion and national identity. It also analyses the problems and the dilemmas that many Greek directors faced in order to establish a distinct Greek cinema language and presents the various stages of development throughout the background of the turbulent political history of the country. The book combines historical analysis and discussions about cinematic form in to construct a narrative history about Greek cinematic successes and failures.

Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema
Author: Lisa Odham Stokes
Publsiher: Scarecrow Press
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2007-02-05
ISBN: 0810864584
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema Book Excerpt:

Despite the industry being shutdown by two world wars, having its martial arts films dismissively labeled as 'chopsocky,' and operating on shoestring budgets, the films of Hong Kong have been praised and imitated all over the world. From its beginning in 1909 with the silent short Stealing the Roast Duck to the martial arts classic Enter the Dragon (1973) to Peter Chan's Perhaps Love (2005), a reinvention of Chinese musicals via Hollywood, the vast cinema of Hong Kong has continually reinvented itself. Stars such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li have become household names, and actors like Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Stephen Chiau, Michelle Yeoh, and Chow Yun-fat continue to gain fame throughout the world. And the impact of directors like Ang Lee, Tsui Hark, Wong Kar-wai, and John Woo can be seen nearly everywhere in Hollywood. The Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema provides essential facts and descriptive evaluation concerning Hong Kong filmmaking and its filmmaking community. This is accomplished through the use of a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, illustrations of individuals and film stills, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on directors, producers, writers, actors, films, film companies, genres, and terminology. Having perused this, readers will not only know considerably more about a rather amazing place, they will have an almost palpable feeling for how it works.

A Short History of the Movies

A Short History of the Movies
Author: Gerald Mast,Bruce F. Kawin
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 772
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Short History of the Movies Book Excerpt:

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 offers students a panoramic overview of the worldwide development of film, from the early Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin shorts, through the studio heyday of the 1930s and 1940s and the Hollywood Renaissance of the 1960s and 1970s, to the pictures and their technology appearing in the multiplexes of today. 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. Features an emphasis on key historical and aesthetic principles provides solid scholarship in an accessible, intelligent, and readable format. Inlcudes almost 500 color and black-and-white photographs including frame enlargements and production stills. Includes evaluations of great works from such directors as Griffith, Ford, Scorsese, and Hitchcock illuminates conflicts and controversies in many areas of filmmaking. Also features extensive treatment of international film enables comparison and contrast between American films and those of other countries, particularly Germany, Russia, France, Italy, and China. For anyone interested in the history of film.

Problems and Prospects of Film Industry In Jharkhand

Problems and Prospects of Film Industry In Jharkhand
Author: Dr. Happy Bhatia
Publsiher: Sankalp Publication
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9393849609
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Problems and Prospects of Film Industry In Jharkhand Book Excerpt:

It describes the problems and prospects of Jharkhand Film Industry, basically called as Jollywood. This is the first research work on Jharkhand Film Industry. It basically emphasizes on Nagpuri and Santhali Culture. The basic aim of my research was to enmark the hidden talents of Jharkhand actors, their revenue generation and employment opportunities.

How to Read a Film

How to Read a Film
Author: James Monaco
Publsiher: New York : Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 568
Release: 1981
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Film criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Read a Film Book Excerpt:

Now thoroughly revised and updated, the book discusses recent breakthroughs in media technology, including such exciting advances as video discs and cassettes, two-way television, satellites, cable and much more.

Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema
Author: Terri Ginsberg,Chris Lippard
Publsiher: Scarecrow Press
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2010-03-11
ISBN: 9780810873643
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema covers the production and exhibition of cinema in the Middle East and in other communities whose heritage is from the region and whose films commonly reflect this background. It covers the cinemas of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen. In addition, it includes the non-Arab states of Turkey and Iran, as well as the Jewish state of Israel.

Historical Dictionary of Horror Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Horror Cinema
Author: Peter Hutchings
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 446
Release: 2017-11-22
ISBN: 1538102447
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Historical Dictionary of Horror Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Historical Dictionary of Horror Cinema traces the development of the genre from its beginnings to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries.

International Index to Film Periodicals

International Index to Film Periodicals
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 620
Release: 1980
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Motion pictures
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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