Cinema: The Whole Story

Author(s): Philip Kemp

Non-fiction - general

"Cinema: The Whole Story" takes a close look at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinema. It places the burgeoning world of cinema in the context of social and cultural developments that have taken place since its beginnings. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of cinematic development, from the earliest days of film projection to the multiscreen cinemas and super-technology of today. Illustrated, in-depth text charts every genre of cinema, from the first silent films to epic blockbusters, CGI graphics and groundbreaking effects of the 21st century. "Cinema: The Whole Story" is an indispensable book for all those who love watching and reading about films and who want to understand more about the world of cinema.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780500289471
  • : Thames Hudson Ltd
  • : Thames Hudson Ltd
  • : July 2011
  • : 244mm X 182mm X 46mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 791.4309
  • : 576
  • : Illustrations
  • : Philip Kemp
  • : Paperback
  • : 1011