American Cinema
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American Cinema/American Culture, 2/e

John Belton, Rutgers University---New Brunswick

ISBN: 0072886277
Copyright year: 2005

Revision Changes

  • Full chapter on "The Musical," spanning its history in film and cultural significance
  • New analysis of David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive in Chapter 2, replacing that of Goodfellas
  • Expanded coverage of the "The Studios System" in Chapter 4 and of the "The Star System" in Chapter 5, including a new case study of Tom Hanks' career
  • Expanded coverage of the contemporary war film
  • Extensive updating in the final chapter, to reflect the changes in the film industry since the publication of first edition
  • A new companion Online Learning Center that includes chapter quizzes, a glossary of key terms, links to other useful sites, and more
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