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Ideal for Introduction to American Cinema courses, American Film History courses, and Introductory Film Appreciation courses focused on American Film, this text offers aculturalexamination of the American movie-making industry, with particular attention paid to the economic and aesthetic institution of Hollywood.
Table of Contents
|The Mode of Production|
|The Emergence of the Cinema as an Institution|
|Classical Hollywood Cinema: Narration|
|Classical Hollywood Cinema: Style|
|The Studio System|
|The Star System|
|Genre and The Genre System|
|Silent Film Melodrama|
|War and Cinema|
|Film Noir: Somewhere in the Night|
|The Making of the West|
|Horror and Science Fiction|
|A Post-War History|
|Hollywood and the Cold War|
|Hollywood in the Age of Television|
|The 1960's: The Counterculture Strikes Back|
|The Film School Generation|
|Into the Twenty-First Century Glossary of Terms|
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