The Oxford History of World Cinema

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Chantal Akerman755
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea 744
Robert Altman 470-1
Michelangelo Antonioni 568-9
Arletty 347
Fred Astaire 296-7
Brigitte Bardot 492
Yevgeny Bauer 160-1
Ingmar Bergman 572-3
Ingrid Bergman 230-1
Bernardo Bertolucci 593
Frank Borzage 64-5
Marlon Brando 444-5
Luis Buñuel 432-3
Bugs Bunny269
John Cassavetes 542-3
Youssef Chahine664
Lon Chaney198-9
Charlie Chaplin 84-5
Maurice Chevalier246
Raoul Coutard487
Franco Cristaldi595
David Cronenberg 736
George Cukor 282
Anatole Dauman571
Bette Davis222-3
Alain Delon 579
Cecil B. DeMille 34-5
Gérard Depardieu 585
Vittorio De Sica 360
Marlene Dietrich240-1
'Don'ts and Be Carefuls' 239
Alexander Dovzhenko 394-5
Carl Theodor Dreyer 102-3
Clint Eastwood 472-3
Sergei Eisenstein168-9
Douglas Fairbanks 60
Rainer Werner Fassbinder618-19
Federico Fellini 587
Louis Feuillade 108-9
Gracie Fields366-7
Gabriel Figueroa430-1
John Ford 288-9
Jodie Foster478-9
Karl Freund 314-15
Jean Gabin307
Greta Garbo 190-1
Judy Garland 226-7
Ritwik Ghatak686-7
Dorothy andLillian Gish 40-1
Jean-Luc Godard 752-3
Sid Grauman52
D. W. Griffith 30-1
Yilmaz Güney659
William S. Hart68
Howard Hawks 278-9
Will Hays238
Robert Herlth148-9
Werner Herzog 620-1
Alfred Hitchcock 310-11
James Wong Howe 200-1
John Huston 448-9
Daisuke Ito 180
Joris Ivens 331
Humphrey Jennings 328-9
Alfred Junge380-1
Buster Keaton 80-1
Alexander Korda 336-7
Stanley Kubrick 458-9
Akira Kurosawa 716
Burt Lancaster452-3
Fritz Lang 196-7
Spike Lee508
Val Lewton318-19
Max Linder117
The Loop and the Maltese Cross 7
Joseph Losey 606-7
Ernst Lubitsch 184-5
Alexander Mackendrick 371
Chris Marker 530-1
Joseph P. Maxfield213
William Cameron Menzies 232-3
Oscar Micheaux 499
Vincente Minnelli 302-3
Tom Mix69
Kenji Mizoguchi 418-19
Marilyn Monroe256-7
Ivan Mosjoukine166
F. W. Murnau 146-7
Nargis 404
Jack Nicholson 510-11
Asta Nielsen26
Manoel de Oliveira602-3
Max Ophuls 252-3
Nagisa Oshima 718
Yasujiro Ozu 420-1
Pier Paolo Pasolini494-5
Mary Pickford56-7
Sidney Poitier 504-5
Erich Pommer145
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 368-9
M. G. Ramachandran406-7
Satyajit Ray 682-3
Jean Renoir 338-9
Paul Robeson341
Glauber Rocha742
Roberto Rossellini 438
Jean Rouch 529
Joe Schenck49
Arnold Schwarzenegger 517
Martin Scorsese 764-5
Sembene Ousmane 668-9
Victor Sjöström 156-7
Steven Spielberg 520-1
Barbara Stanwyck284
Ladislas Starewitch76
Josef von Sternberg 216-17
Erich von Stroheim54-5
Andrei Tarkovsky646-7
Jacques Tati351
Gregg Toland 262-3
Totb356
Alexandre Trauner346
Rudolph Valentino44-5
Agnés Varda757
Conrad Veidt140
Dziga Vertov 92-3
Luchino Visconti 440-1
Andrzej Wajda 634
Andy Warhol 544-5
John Wayne290
Orson Welles 454-3
Wim Wenders 624-5
Shirley Yamaguchi410
Zhang Yimou 702

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Contributors ix
  • Contents xi
  • Special Features xv
  • List of Colour Illustrations xvii
  • General Introduction xix
  • 1 - Silent Cinema 1895-1930 1
  • Origins and Survival 6
  • Early Cinema 13
  • Transitional Cinema 23
  • The Hollywood Studio System 43
  • The World-Wide Spread of Cinema 53
  • The First World War and the Crisis in Europe 62
  • Tricks and Animation 71
  • Comedy 78
  • Documentary 86
  • Cinema and the Avant-Garde 95
  • Serials 105
  • French Silent Cinema 112
  • Italy- Spectacle and Melodrama 123
  • British Cinema from Hepworth to Hitchcock 130
  • Germany- The Weimar Years 136
  • The Scandinavian Style 151
  • Pre-Revolutionary Russia 159
  • The Soviet Union and the Russian émigrés 162
  • Yiddish Cinema in Europe 174
  • Japan- Before the Great Kanto Earthquake 177
  • Music and the Silent Film 183
  • The Heyday of the Silents 192
  • 2 - Sound Cinema 1930-1960 205
  • The Introduction of Sound 211
  • Hollywood- The Triumph of the Studio System 220
  • Censorship and Self-Regulation 235
  • The Sound of Music 248
  • Technology and Innovation 259
  • Animation 267
  • Cinema and Genre 276
  • The Western 286
  • The Musical 294
  • Crime Movies 304
  • The Fantastic 312
  • Documentary 322
  • Socialism, Fascism, and Democracy 333
  • The Popular Art of French Cinema 344
  • Italy from Fascism to Neo-Realism 353
  • Britain at the End of Empire 361
  • Germany- Nazism and after 374
  • East Central Europe before the Second World War 383
  • Soviet Film under Stalin 389
  • Indian Cinema- Origins to Independence 398
  • China before 1949 409
  • The Classical Cinema in Japan 413
  • The Emergence of Australian Film 422
  • Cinema in Latin America 427
  • After the War 436
  • Transformation of the Hollywood System 443
  • Independents and Mavericks 451
  • 3 - The Modern Cinema 1960-1995 461
  • Television and the Film Industry 466
  • The New Hollywood 475
  • New Technologies 483
  • Sex and Sensation 490
  • The Black Presence in American Cinema 497
  • Exploitation and the Mainstream 509
  • Dreams and Nightmares in the Hollywood Blockbuster 516
  • Cinéma-Vérité and the New Documentary 527
  • Avant-Garde Film- The Second Wave 537
  • Animation in the Post-Industrial Era 551
  • Modern Film Music 558
  • Art Cinema 567
  • New Directions in French Cinema 576
  • Italy- Auteurs and after 586
  • Spain after Franco 596
  • British Cinema- The Search for Identity 604
  • The New German Cinema 614
  • East Germany- The Defa Story 627
  • Changing States in East Central Europe 632
  • Russia after the Thaw 640
  • Cinema in the Soviet Republics 651
  • Turkish Cinema 656
  • The Arab World 661
  • The Cinemas of Sub-Saharan Africa 667
  • Iranian Cinema 672
  • India- Filming the Nation 678
  • Indonesian Cinema 690
  • China after the Revolution 693
  • Popular Cinema in Hong Kong 704
  • Taiwanese New Cinema 711
  • The Modernization of Japanese Film 714
  • New Australian Cinema 722
  • New Zealand Cinema 731
  • Canadian Cinema/Cinéma Canadien 731
  • New Cinemas in Latin America 740
  • New Concepts of Cinema 750
  • The Resurgence of Cinema 759
  • Index 785
  • List of Picture Sources 823
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