Cook, David A.

A history of narrative film / David A. Cook. - 1st ed. - New York : Norton, ©1981. - xxiii, 721 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-692) and index.

Origins -- International expansion, 1907-1918 -- D.W. Griffith and the Consummation of narrative form -- German Cinema of the Weimar period, 1919-1929 -- 5 Soviet Silent Cinema and the Theory of Montage, 1917-1931: The pre revolutionary cinema, The birth of the Soviet cinema, Dziga Vertovand the Kino-eye, Lev Kuleshov and the Kuleshov workshop, Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Alexander Dovzhenko, Other Soviet film makers, Socialist realism and the decline of Soviet cinema -- 6 Hollywood in the Twenties: Thomas Ince, Mack Sennett and the studio system of production, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and others, Hollywood scandals and the creation of the MPPDA, Cecil B. DeMIlle, The continental touch (Lubitsch and others), In the American grain, Erich von Stroheim -- 7 The Coming of Sound and Color, 1926-1935: Sound on disk, sound on film, Vitaphone, Fox Movietone, the process of conversion, The introduction of color, Problems of early sound recording, The theoretical debate over sound, The adjustment to sound -- 8 The Sound Film and the American Studio System: New genres and old, Studio politics and the production code, The structure of the studio system, Major figures in the studio era -- 9 Europe in the Thirties: Britain, Germany, The Soviet Union, France -- 10 Orson Welles and the Modern Sound Film: Citizen Kane, Welles after Kane. 11 Wartime and Postwar Cinema: Italy and The United States, 1940-1951:The effects of war, Italy, America -- 12 Hollywood, 1952-1965: The conversion to color, Widescreen, American widescreen pioneers, Other American directors, Fifties genres, Independent production and the decline of the studio system, The scrapping of the production code -- 13 The French New Wave and Its Native Context: The occupation and post-war cinema, The influence of the Fifties documentary movement and independent production, Theory (Astruc, Bazin and Cahiers du Cinema), The New Wave (the first films), The New Wave (The origins of style), Major New Wave figures, The significance of the New Wave -- 14 European Renaissance: West -- Britain, Commonwealth cinema (Australia and Canada), The second Italian film renaissance, Contemporary widescreen technologies and styles, Ingmar Bergman, Luis Bunuel -- 15 European Renaissance: East -- Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, the Soviet Union -- 16 Wind from the East: Japan and Elsewhere -- Japan, Satyajit Ray and Indian film, A note on china -- 17 The Shape of the Seventies: Third world cinema, Germany (Das Neue Kino), Hollywood, 1965-1970, Hollywood in the seventies, The shape of the future.

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