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The Resource The classical Hollywood cinema : film style & mode of production to 1960, David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson

The classical Hollywood cinema : film style & mode of production to 1960, David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson

Label
The classical Hollywood cinema : film style & mode of production to 1960
Title
The classical Hollywood cinema
Title remainder
film style & mode of production to 1960
Statement of responsibility
David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An overview of American studio filmmaking that examines its distinct mode of film practice, in both production and style, from 1917 through 1960
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bordwell, David
Dewey number
791.43/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
B655 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Staiger, Janet
  • Thompson, Kristin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • United States
Label
The classical Hollywood cinema : film style & mode of production to 1960, David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780231060547.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 480-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The bounds of difference
  • pt. 2. The Hollywood mode of production to 1930
  • Janet Staiger.
  • The Hollywood mode of production: its conditions of existence.
  • Standardization and differentiation: the reinforcement and dispersion of Hollywood's practices.
  • The director system: management in the first years.
  • The director-unit system: management of multiple-unit companies after 1909.
  • The central producer system: centralized management after 1914.
  • The division and order of production: the subdivision of work from the first years through the 1920s
  • pt. 3. The formulation of the classical style, 1909-28
  • pt. 1. The classical Hollywood style, 1917-60
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • From primitive to classical.
  • The formulation of the classical narrative.
  • The continuity system.
  • Classical narrative space and the spectator's attention.
  • The stability of the classical approach after 1917
  • pt. 4. Film style and technology to 1930.
  • Technology, style and mode of production
  • David Bordwell and Janet Staiger.
  • Initial standardization of the basic technology
  • David Bordwell.
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • Major technological changes of the 1920s
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • The Mazda tests of 1928
  • David Bordwell.
  • The introduction of sound
  • David Bordwell
  • pt. 5. The Hollywood mode of production, 1930-60
  • Janet Staiger.
  • The labor-force, financing and the mode of production.
  • An excessively obvious cinema.
  • The producer-unit system: management by specialization after 1931.
  • The package-unit system: unit management after 1955
  • pt. 6. Film style and technology, 1930-60
  • David Bordwell.
  • Deep-focus cinematography.
  • Technicolor.
  • Widescreen processes and stereophonic sound
  • pt. 7. Historical implications of the classical Hollywood cinema
  • David Bordwell and Janet Staiger.
  • Since 1960: the persistence of a mode of film practice.
  • Story causality and motivation.
  • Alternative modes of film practice
  • Envoi
  • Classical narration.
  • Time in the classical film.
  • Space in the classical film.
  • Shot and scene.
Control code
ocm11623662
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 506 pages, [128] pages of plates
Isbn
9780231060554
Lccn
85000372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o11623662
  • (OCoLC)11623662
Label
The classical Hollywood cinema : film style & mode of production to 1960, David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780231060547.pdf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 480-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The bounds of difference
  • pt. 2. The Hollywood mode of production to 1930
  • Janet Staiger.
  • The Hollywood mode of production: its conditions of existence.
  • Standardization and differentiation: the reinforcement and dispersion of Hollywood's practices.
  • The director system: management in the first years.
  • The director-unit system: management of multiple-unit companies after 1909.
  • The central producer system: centralized management after 1914.
  • The division and order of production: the subdivision of work from the first years through the 1920s
  • pt. 3. The formulation of the classical style, 1909-28
  • pt. 1. The classical Hollywood style, 1917-60
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • From primitive to classical.
  • The formulation of the classical narrative.
  • The continuity system.
  • Classical narrative space and the spectator's attention.
  • The stability of the classical approach after 1917
  • pt. 4. Film style and technology to 1930.
  • Technology, style and mode of production
  • David Bordwell and Janet Staiger.
  • Initial standardization of the basic technology
  • David Bordwell.
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • Major technological changes of the 1920s
  • Kristin Thompson.
  • The Mazda tests of 1928
  • David Bordwell.
  • The introduction of sound
  • David Bordwell
  • pt. 5. The Hollywood mode of production, 1930-60
  • Janet Staiger.
  • The labor-force, financing and the mode of production.
  • An excessively obvious cinema.
  • The producer-unit system: management by specialization after 1931.
  • The package-unit system: unit management after 1955
  • pt. 6. Film style and technology, 1930-60
  • David Bordwell.
  • Deep-focus cinematography.
  • Technicolor.
  • Widescreen processes and stereophonic sound
  • pt. 7. Historical implications of the classical Hollywood cinema
  • David Bordwell and Janet Staiger.
  • Since 1960: the persistence of a mode of film practice.
  • Story causality and motivation.
  • Alternative modes of film practice
  • Envoi
  • Classical narration.
  • Time in the classical film.
  • Space in the classical film.
  • Shot and scene.
Control code
ocm11623662
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 506 pages, [128] pages of plates
Isbn
9780231060554
Lccn
85000372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o11623662
  • (OCoLC)11623662

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