A History of American Movies: A Film-by-Film Look at the Art, Craft, and Business of Cinema

A History of American Movies: A Film-by-Film Look at the Art, Craft, and Business of Cinema

Paul Monaco


In A background of yankee video clips: A Film-by-Film examine the artwork, Craft and enterprise of Cinema, Paul Monaco presents a survey of the narrative function movie from the Nineteen Twenties to the current. The ebook makes a speciality of a hundred and seventy of the main extremely popular and famous characteristic movies chosen through the Hollywood institution: every one Oscar winner for most sensible photo, in addition to these voted the best by means of individuals of the yankee movie Institute.

By targeting a opt for staff of flicks that characterize the epitome of those collaborations, Monaco offers a vital historical past of 1 of the fashionable world's most intricate and profitable 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 heritage, 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 one e-book that completely treats Hollywood—and the main major videos that it has made—simultaneously because the coming jointly of an paintings, a craft, and a enterprise. This technique presents certain perception into the workings of 1 of the main comprehensive and profitable artwork varieties in human historical past: the Hollywood function film.

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