A French history of cinema in two parts, the first dedicated to silent pictures, and the second to talkies. Begins with Lumieres, Melies, Pathe and the emergence of narrative and dramatic forms, stars, cinematography and the golden age of Hollywood cinema until the early 1940s. Musee Grevin; animated cartoons (SFX); Italian, Russian, Swedish, German, American films; Chaplin; Mary Pickford; De Mille; Douglas Fairbanks; D.W. Griffith; Zukor; Tom Mix; Jean Epstein; Marcel L'Herbier; Jacques de Baroncelli; Leon Poirrier; Raymond bernard; Louis Delluc; Jean Epstein; Jacques Feyder; Abel Gance; Max Linder; Victor Sjostrom; Rene Clair; Pabst; Caligari; Fritz Lang; Pudovkin; Vertov; King Vidor; Eisenstein;

Item number 11467
Category Book
Type Criticism/History
Dimensions h 225mm; w 146mm; d 26mm
Language French
Country of origin France
Related people Maurice Bardèche (author)
Robert Brasillach (author)

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