The Oxford History of World Cinema

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Contents
SPECIAL FEATURESXV
LIST OF COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONSXVII
GENERAL INTRODUCTIONXIX
REFERENCESXXII
SILENT CINEMA 1895-1930
INTRODUCTION3
THE EARLY YEARS
Origins and Survival PAOLO CHERCHI USAI6
Early Cinema ROBERTA PEARSON13
Transitional Cinema ROBERTA PEARSON23
THE RISE OF HOLLYWOOD
The Hollywood Studio System DOUGLAS GOMERY43
The World-Wide Spread of Cinema RUTH VASEY53
The First World War and the Crisis in Europe WILLIAM URICCHIO62
THE SILENT FILM
Tricks and Animation DONALD CRAFTON71
Comedy DAVID ROBINSON78
Documentary CHARLES MUSSER86
Cinema and the Avant-Garde A. L. REES95
Serials BEN SINGER105
NATIONAL CINEMAS
French Silent Cinema RICHARD ABEL112
Italy: Spectacle and Melodrama PAOLO CHERCHI USAI123
British Cinema from Hepworth to Hitchcock JOHN HAWKRIDGE130
Germany: The Weimar Years THOMAS ELSAESSER136
The Scandinavian Style PAOLO CHERCHI USAI151
Pre-Revolutionary Russia YURI TSIVIAN159

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