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History of the American Cinema (Volumes 1-6)

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History of the American Cinema (Volumes 1-6)

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Published by Scribner Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • USA,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Cinema/Film: Book

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9888370M
    ISBN 100684805391
    ISBN 109780684805399


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Sarris's The American Cinema, the bible of auteur studies, is a history of American film in the form of a lively guide to the work of two hundred film directors, from Griffith, Chaplin, and von Sternberg to Mike Nichols, Stanley Kubrick, and Jerry Lewis.

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Robert Sklar was born in and was educated in the public schools of Long Beach, California, and at Princeton University. After working as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, he received his Ph.D. in the history of American civilization from Harvard University of He was a professor of cinema at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for more than thirty years, served on the /5(2).

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