By Paul Monaco

ISBN-10: 0810874334

ISBN-13: 9780810874336

ISBN-10: 0810874342

ISBN-13: 9780810874343

In A historical past of yankee video clips: A Film-by-Film examine the artwork, Craft and enterprise of Cinema, Paul Monaco presents a survey of the narrative characteristic movie from the Twenties to the current. The e-book makes a speciality of one hundred seventy of the main very hot and well-known characteristic movies chosen by means of the Hollywood institution: each one Oscar winner for top photograph, in addition to these voted the best by way of individuals of the yankee movie Institute.

By concentrating on a pick out workforce of flicks that characterize the epitome of those collaborations, Monaco presents a vital historical past of 1 of the fashionable world's most complicated and winning cultural associations: Hollywood. Divided into 3 sections, "Classic Hollywood, 1927-1948," "Hollywood In Transition, 1949-1974," and "The New Hollywood, 1975 To The Present," Monaco examines one of the most memorable works in cinematic background, together with The General, Wings, Bringing Up Baby, Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane, Casablanca, On the Waterfront, The Searchers, Psycho, West aspect Story, The Godfather, Cabaret, Raging Bull, Rain Man, Toy Story, and Saving inner most Ryan.

This is the single ebook that completely treats Hollywood—and the main major video clips that it has made—simultaneously because the coming jointly of an paintings, a craft, and a enterprise. This method presents distinct perception into the workings of 1 of the main complete and profitable artwork types in human heritage: the Hollywood function film.

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