Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood by Lincoln Geraghty

Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood

byLincoln Geraghty

Kobo ebook | January 1, 2012

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With its sprawling celebrity homes, the Walk of Fame, and the iconic sign on the hill, Hollywood is truly the land of stars. Glamorous and larger-than-life, many of the most memorable motion pictures of all time have emanated from its multimillion-dollar film industry, which exports more films per capita than that of any other nation.Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood lays out the cinematic history of Tinseltown - the industry, the audiences, and, of course, the stars - highlighting important thematic and cultural elements throughout. Profiles and analyses of many of the industry’s most talented and prolific directors give insights into their impact on Hollywood and beyond. A slate of blockbuster successes - and notable flops - are here discussed, providing insight into the ever-shifting aesthetic of Hollywood’s enormous global audience. User-friendly and concise yet containing an astonishing amount of information, Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood shows how truly indispensable the Hollywood film industry is and provides a fascinating account of its cultural and artistic significance as it marks its centennial.

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Title:Directory of World Cinema: American HollywoodFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Intellect Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184150520X

ISBN - 13:9781841505206

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