An Introduction to Film

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto, MA, Ontario, Canada (1980)

Keywords:

bibliographic

Abstract:

An Introduction to Film. Contents follow: Part I: Cinematic Form- Seeing and Hearing Film, with subsections: Historical Overview: The Development of the Image, Space in Cinema, Historical Overview: The Development of Editing, Time in the Cinema, Historical Overview: The Development of Sound, Sound in the Cinema, Part II: Cinematic Content: The Fiction Film, with subsections: Historical Overview: The Development of the Fiction Film, Genre Films, Film Movements, Non-Genre Narrative and Its Makers, Part III: Cinematic Content: The Nonfiction Film: Historical Overview: The Development of the Documentary Film, The Documentary Film, Historical Overview: The Development of Experimental, Independent, and Animated Filmmaking, Experimental, Independent, and Animated Films, Part IV: A Guide to Film Analysis and Criticism, Historical Overview: The Development of Film Reviewing Criticism, and Theory, Writing College Papers About Film, Selected Sources for Further Reading, Selected Film Glossary, and Index.

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