A History of Film by Jack C. Ellis

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Heavily revised and with a new-co-author, A History of Film, is a comprehensive international survey of the narrative fiction film from its beginnings to the present. In this book, the contributions of major film-producing countries, significant filmmakers, and their films are highlighted within social, artistic, economic, and technological contexts. This fifth edition constitutes a major revision and update - over half the book is new! The new edition updates the book's historical coverage while considerably expanding it to incorporate women and minority filmmakers and audiences, avant-garde and documentary traditions, and the wide array of global filmmaking practices. Illustrations from frame enlargements appear throughout. For film enthusiasts, or anyone interested in the history of film.
 

About Jack C. Ellis

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Jack C. Ellis established the film program at Northwestern University. A founding member of the Society for Cinema Studies, he served as its president and as editor of "Cinema Journal," He is author of "The Documentary Idea: A Critical History of English-Language Documentary Film and" "Video "and" A History of Film,"
 
Published February 1, 1979 by Prentice Hall. 464 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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