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The Liveliest Art: A Panoramic History of the Movies
The Liveliest Art A Panoramic History of the Movies Author:Arthur Knight MOVIES WITHOUT MYTHS: from D.W. Griffith to Mike Todd, here is the fabulous story of the movies and the inventors, artists, businessmen, and audiences that have shaped its meteoric rise to one of the world's most influential media in the past half century. Covering every aspect of film-making both in the United States and abroad, this invaluab... more »le book is "...the most complete, comprehensive, up-to-date (well, at least up to 1957!) survey of the film now available."
(Richard Griffith, Curator, Museum of Modern Art Film Library)« less