The Resource American cinema : one-hundred-years of filmmaking, Jeanine Basinger

American cinema : one-hundred-years of filmmaking, Jeanine Basinger

Label
American cinema : one-hundred-years of filmmaking
Title
American cinema
Title remainder
one-hundred-years of filmmaking
Statement of responsibility
Jeanine Basinger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This extraordinary book, published to commemorate the centennial celebration of the birth of American film and a 10-part television series to be aired on the 320 PBS stations beginning in January 1995, surveys the phenomenon that is Hollywood, past and present." "The movies, like no other art form, are deeply embedded in the American psyche. They are our heritage and our entertainment. In a text as epic in scope as its subject, and drawing on exclusive interviews with actors and filmmakers conducted specifically for the American Cinema project, author Jeanine Basinger presents the evolution of the Hollywood saga, from its early roots in rural California to an industry that has adapted to - and thrived during - such metamorphoses as the advent of sound, the "threat" of foreign films and of television, and even the age of the conglomerate." "Basinger examines in depth the language of film - focusing on the nature of the art form during the "golden age" as well as in the age of television - and its power, in Hollywood's skilled hands, to keep you in your seat and forever coming back for more." "With more than 300 illustrations from the world's leading film archives, including some never before published, this book celebrates the best of American films, from the glamorous defining films of Hollywood in such favorite genres as the screwball comedy and the western to today's blockbusters and film-school generation of directors, Scorsese, Spielberg, DePalma, Lucas, and Coppola. Also included are the new filmmakers redefining the Hollywood film today."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Basinger, Jeanine
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
B314 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Film genres
  • Cinéma
  • Genres cinématographiques
  • Film genres
  • Motion pictures
  • Films
  • Film
  • Geschichte
  • Bildband
  • United States
  • USA
Label
American cinema : one-hundred-years of filmmaking, Jeanine Basinger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings: one hundred years of movies -- Hollywood style and the audience -- Stardom -- Genres -- The western -- Screwball comedy -- Film noir -- Combat -- Remakes -- The Hollywood studio system, then and now -- Transition: the television age (1960-1980) -- Hollywood now: the film school generation (after 1970) -- Hollywood today and the cutting edge
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
300, [4] pages
Isbn
9780847818143
Lccn
94012263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30399278
  • (OCoLC)ocm30399278
Label
American cinema : one-hundred-years of filmmaking, Jeanine Basinger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings: one hundred years of movies -- Hollywood style and the audience -- Stardom -- Genres -- The western -- Screwball comedy -- Film noir -- Combat -- Remakes -- The Hollywood studio system, then and now -- Transition: the television age (1960-1980) -- Hollywood now: the film school generation (after 1970) -- Hollywood today and the cutting edge
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
300, [4] pages
Isbn
9780847818143
Lccn
94012263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30399278
  • (OCoLC)ocm30399278

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