Synopses & Reviews
This is an analysis of what has been called "the seventh art". It traces the development of film from its scientific origins through to cinema today, covering the key elements and players that have contributed to its artistic and technical development.
Table of Contents
From science to cinema -- The foundations of classical Hollywood -- Film art 1908-30 -- The golden age of Hollywood 1927-41 -- The emergence of national cinemas 1930-45 -- Facing realities 1946-59 -- New inspirations 1959-70 -- World cinema since 1970 -- For future presentation.