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The American cinema

Andrew Sarris

The American cinema

directors and directions, 1929-1968

by Andrew Sarris

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew Sarris with a new afterword by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 S24 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination393 p. ;
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2542798M
      ISBN 100226735001
      LC Control Number85024494

      DARK CINEMA is an outgrowth and extension of the chapter on film noir in my book THE DETECTIVE IN HOLLYWOOD (), and the point was already made there that film noir is both a screen style, about which I shall have something more to say presently, and a perspective on human existence and society which I propose to treat first.   In this rich study of noise in American film-going culture, Meredith C. Ward shows how aurality can reveal important fissures in American motion picture history, enabling certain types of listening cultures to form across time. Connecting this history of noise in the cinema to a greater sonic culture, Static in the System shows how cinema sound was networked into a .

      The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to by Charles Musser: Volume 1: The Transformation of Cinema, by Eileen Bowser: Volume 2: An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, by Richard Koszarski: Vol. 3: The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, by Donald Crafton: Volume 4. American Cinema/American Culture, 5th Edition, looks at the interplay between American cinema and mass culture from the s to Students are introduced to the cultural history of film focusing on topics and issues rather than on rote Edition: 5th

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