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The Classic French Cinema, 1930-1960 - Colin Crisp

The Classic French Cinema, 1930-1960

Paperback Published: 22nd March 1997
ISBN: 9780253211156
Number Of Pages: 512

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"We can usually expect something fresh and different to emerge from Australia, and this study is no exception." -- American Cinematographer

"An important contribution to cinema history.A .A . especially impressive in its analysis of the French cinema industry, in terms of both mode of production and personnel, and in its analysis of the French technological base."A -- Richard Abel

From 1930 to 1960, France produced some of the most famous films ever made, such as Jean Vigo's ZA(c)ro de conduite and Jean Cocteau's OrphA(c)e. Here Colin Crisp investigates this critical period and details the extraordinary ingenuity of French filmmakers, who worked under economic and technological constraints that affected both the production and the consumption of films.

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Political Economy and Industrial Structure 1930-1940p. 1
Political Economy and Industrial Structure 1940-1960p. 43
Plant and Technologyp. 90
Personnelp. 147
The Formation of Audiencesp. 213
Mode of Production and Authorial Controlp. 266
Work Practices and Stylistic Changep. 358
Conclusion: The Classic French Cinema and the New Wavep. 415
Appendixp. 423
Abbreviationsp. 429
Notesp. 431
Bibliographyp. 453
Indexp. 467
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ISBN: 9780253211156
ISBN-10: 0253211158
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 22nd March 1997
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.71