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Contents List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Chapter 1. The Beginnings of Film Narrative: D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation 000 Chapter 2. The Art of Montage: Sergei Eisenstein's The Battleship Potemkin 000 Chapter 3. Expressionism and Realism in Film Form: F.W. Murnau's The Last Laugh and Charles Chaplin's "The Adventurer" 000 Chapter 4. The Conversion to Sound and the Classical Hollywood Film: Howard Hawks' His Girl Friday 000 Chapter 5. Expressive Realism: Orson Welles' Citizen Kane 000 Chapter 6. Italian Neorealism: Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thief 000 Chapter 7. Auteur Theory and the French New Wave: François Truffaut's The 400 Blows 000 Chapter 8. Hollywood Auteur: Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious 000 Chapter 9. The European Art Film: Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 000 Chapter 10. Film and Postmodernism: Woody Allen's Annie Hall 000 Chapter 11. Political Cinema: Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing 000 Chapter 12. Feminism and Film Form: Patricia Rozema's I've Heard the Mermaids Singing 000 Chapter 13. Epilogue: Digital Video and New Forms of Narrative: Mike Figgis's Time Code 000 Glossary 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Motion pictures Evaluation, Motion pictures