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Cinema: The Whole Story By Philip Kemp

Cinema: The Whole Story

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Looks at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinema. This title places the world of cinema in the context of social and cultural developments that have taken place since its beginnings. It traces the evolution of cinematic development, from the earliest days of film projection to the multiscreen cinemas and super-technology.
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Cinema: The Whole Story by Philip Kemp

Cinema: The Whole Story takes a close look at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinema. It places the burgeoning world of cinema in the context of social and cultural developments that have taken place since its beginnings. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of cinematic development, from the earliest days of film projection to the multiscreen cinemas and super-technology of today. Illustrated, in-depth text charts every genre of cinema, from the first silent films to epic blockbusters, CGI graphics and groundbreaking effects of the 21st century. Cinema: The Whole Story is an indispensable book for all those who love watching and reading about films and who want to understand more about the world of cinema.

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Cinema: The Whole Story Reviews


'A great introduction to cinema's long and varied tale, remaining well-written, accessible and clearly laid-out throughout' - Empire
'May just be the only book on a massive subject you'll ever need' - Bafta online
'As you'd expect from Thames & Hudson, Cinema: The Whole Story combines high production values and a generous selection of colour stills with a sensible price tag ... truly impressive, with much to offer for the novice and the jaded aficionado' - Sight & Sound

About Philip Kemp


Philip Kemp is a film historian, a regular contributor to Sight & Sound and Total Film, and teaches Film Journalism at the University of Leicester.

Table of Contents


1. 1900-29 * 2. 1930-39 * 3. 1940-59 * 4. The 1960s * 5. 1970-79 * 6. 1990-2010

Additional information

GOR004457124
Cinema: The Whole Story by Philip Kemp
Philip Kemp
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2011-09-19
576
0500289476
9780500289471
N/A
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