Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960


SKU: 9780231060554
Author: Bordwell, David Staiger, Janet Thompson, Kristin
Publication Date: 02/19/1987
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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How films are conceived, planned, and produced leaves a mark upon the films, directly and structurally. The relations between film style and mode of production are, according to the authors, reciprocal and mutually influencing. The authors trace such topics as style, economics, and technology over time, demonstrating how significant changes occurrred in Hollywood from the earliest days through the sixties