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Written by Ed Sikov, this useful study guide has also been updated, including a new chapter on Horror and Science Fiction. The guide introduces each topic in American Cinema/American Culturewith an explanatory overview written in more informal language than the textbook; suggests screenings and readings; and contains self-tests so students can check their level of learning before taking exams.
Table of Contents
|The Hollywood Style||p. 5|
|The Studio System||p. 15|
|The Star||p. 25|
|The Western||p. 35|
|The Musical||p. 45|
|American Comedy||p. 53|
|War and Cinema||p. 63|
|Film Noir||p. 73|
|Horror and Science Fiction||p. 83|
|Hollywood in the Age of Television||p. 93|
|The Film School Generation||p. 101|
|Into the 21st Century||p. 111|
|Film Language||p. 121|
|Thinking and Writing about Film||p. 129|
|Classical Hollywood Style Today||p. 137|
|Answers and Examples||p. 143|
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