A World History
Hardie Grant Books | ISBN 9781740667845
Paperback – 512 pages
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A detailed guide to films that overflows with information and over 500 colour and black and white photographs. Film: A World History takes the movie lover through all of the notable eras of filmmaking exploring the films that made them great. From silent to sound, the war to the fifties, from new wave to Hollywood blockbusters and world cinema, the book reveals the changing face of film. Great directors and actors are also featured, and this book takes the reader to all their greatest moments such as Mack Sennett and the Keystone Cops, Fred Astaire and Ginger Roberts in Top Hat, Malcolm MacDowell in A Clockwork Orange, Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove, The Coen Brothers and Blood Simple. Movie goers will also gain an insight into film techniques, movements and genres, awards, and how film has changed.