A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MOVIES MAST AND KAWIN PDF

The essential core of Mast and Kawin’s classic in a streamlined volume: the most accurate, carefully updated account of cinema today in a clear and lively text. B> The seventh edition of A Short History of the Movies continues the tradition that has made it one of the most popular books ever in film history. This volume. Dickson and William Heise 25; Early Cameras and Films 26; The Kinetoscope 28 ; A Sound Film and Studio 29; Projection 30; The Magic Lantern 31; The Loop.

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A Short History of the Movies by Gerald Mast

Offers students a panoramic overview of the worldwide development of film, from the first movements captured on celluloid, shorf the studio heyday of the s and s and the Hollywood renaissance of the s and s, to the technology appearing today.

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Lists with Historh Book. Feb 13, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the best single-volume history of film I have ever come across. I re-read it regularly. The sections on the birth and early years of cinema are essential reading for any film buff, and the in-depth analyses of key films are full of original insights.

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I have the 4th Edition, published in and written by Gerald Mast. Probably one of the best textbooks I’ve read.

Short History of the Movies, A, 11th Edition

The fascinating subject matter helps, of couse, but Mast and Kawin offer a superb overview of historyy entire history of cinema, from its very beginnings to the present day. Aside from wishing that asian cinema were more thoroughly explored, I have no complaints. I recommend this book to any film enthusiasts; I’m not a film student myself, and I loved the read it introduced me to a lot of great movies, too. View all 5 comments.

Jan 31, Terry rated it really liked it Shelves: Required reading for me in a film appreciation class at university, this is a nice benchmark for anyone interested in studying film. Nov 12, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: I had to take a point off because pages and not one mention of Charlotte Greenwood.

Just doesn’t seem right. This is my only book on cinema history, so Madt like it.

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Read it for a class and learned a lot! Oct 18, Bridget rated it really liked it. I still find myself referring to this book often. Dec 30, Darrell rated it liked it. This book is okay. The author has really done his homework. The reader is directed to many interesting points.

May 04, Ke rated it really liked it Shelves: But, overall, they were quite concise. Mar 29, Michael Clayton rated it it was amazing. A fhe place to start for anyone interested in film history. Mar 24, Yvette Bustamante rated it really liked it. Lots of interesting trivia plus some more erudite analytical stuff.

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