Table of contents for A brief history of film / Louis Giannetti, Scott Eyman.

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Contents
	Preface	ix
Acknowledgments ix
1	Beginnings	2
2	Griffith and His Contemporaries: 1908-1920	20
3	American Cinema in the 1920s	46
Major Filmmakers 50
Talkies 74
4	European Cinema in the 1920s	82
Soviet Union 84
Germany 92
France 101
5	The Hollywood Studio System 	110
The Box Office 112
The Studio System 115
The Star System 124
The System of Genres 129
6	American Cinema in the 1930s	38
The Talkie Era 140
New Genres: Gangster Pictures, Musicals, Screwball Comedy 143
Major Filmmakers 153
7	European Cinema in the 1930s	172
Germany 174
Great Britain 179
France 184
8	American Cinema in the 1940s	196
Decline of the Studio System 199
World War II 200
Major Filmmakers 202
Film Noir and Postwar Realism 220
9	European Cinema in the 1940s	224
Germany 227
France 229
Soviet Union 231
Great Britain 233
Italy 240
10	American Cinema in the 1950s	254
New Screens 258
The Red Scare 261
Social Realism 264
Method Acting 267
Major Filmmakers 273
11	International Cinema in the 1950s	286
Japan 288
Ingmar Bergman 304
Federico Fellini 309
France 313
12	American Cinema in the 1960s	318
The Bloated Era 320
Major Filmmakers 324
New Directions 334
13	International Cinema in the 1960s	350
France 352
Great Britain 367
Italy 378
Eastern Europe 385
14	American Cinema in the 1970s	390
The Vietnam-Watergate Era 392
The New Cinema 397
Major Figures 408
15	International Cinema in the 1970s	426
Great Britain 428
France 431
West Germany 433
Italy 442
Eastern Europe 447
Australia 450
The Third World 457
16	American Cinema in the 1980s	462
Technology and the Marketplace 464
The Reagan Era 468
The Mainstream 470
The Mavericks 474
17	International Cinema in the 1980s	488
Great Britain 490
Western Europe 503
U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe 509
The Third World 511
Japan 515
18	American Cinema in the 1990s	520
The Hollywood Studios 522
The Bright Side 531
Major Filmmakers 535
The Independent Cinema 540
19	International Cinema in the 1990s	552	
Hollywood åber Alles 554
Great Britain 558
Ireland 569
Continental Europe 575
Emerging Cinemas 579
Australia and New Zealand 581
	Glossary	585	
	Index	593

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion pictures -- History.