Movie-Made America by Robert Sklar
A Cultural History of American Movies

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Hailed as the definitive work upon its original publication in 1975 and now extensively revised and updated by the author, this vastly absorbing and richly illustrated book examines film as an art form, technological innovation, big business, and shaper of American values. 80 black-and-white photos.


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About Robert Sklar

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Robert Sklar (1936-2011) was a film historian and critic, and he was professor emeritus of cinema at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. He also wrote the prize-winning film history books "Movie-Made America: A Cultural History of American Movies" and "Film: An International History of the Medium", as well as several other books.
 
Published October 31, 2012 by Vintage. 432 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Sklar's study of the find industry is largely the story of ""the balding little men in dark double-breasted suits--Laemmle, Fox, Zukor, Goldwyn, Louis B.

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Sklar has revised and updated this imposing, wide-ranging analysis of American cinema, first published in 1975;

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