Movie Made America
A Cultural History of American Movies Revised edition
By (author) Robert Sklar
Movie Made America by Robert Sklar
Book DescriptionThis vastly readable and richly illustrated volume examines film as art form, technological innovation, big business, and cultural bellwether. It takes in stars from Douglas Fairbanks to Sly Stallone; auteurs from D. W. Griffith to Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee; and genres from the screwball comedy of the 1930s to the "hard body" movies of the 1980s to the independent films of the 1990s. Combining panoramic sweep with detailed commentaries on hundreds of individual films, Movie-Made America is a must for any motion picture enthusiast.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679755494
(235mm x 159mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 30-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United States
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