Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Films by Raphael Shargel audiobook

Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Films: Film History and Technique

By Raphael Shargel
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7.17 Hours Unabridged
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Why does the cinema have the power to move the heart, stimulate the mind, and dazzle the imagination? The Story in Pictures covers the history and aesthetics of motion pictures from the United States and from around the world. Professor Raphael Shargel analyzes specific movies from each era in film history, including the films' importance, aspects of cinematic technique, and why each film is worthy of study.

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Why does the cinema have the power to move the heart, stimulate the mind, and dazzle the imagination? The Story in Pictures covers the history and aesthetics of motion pictures from the United States and from around the world. Professor Raphael Shargel analyzes specific movies from each era in film history, including the films' importance, aspects of cinematic technique, and why each film is worthy of study.

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Author Bio: Raphael Shargel

Author Bio: Raphael Shargel

Raphael Shargel is associate professor of English at Providence College, where he teaches literature and film. He was a film critic for the New Leader and has also written about film for MSNBC.com and reviewed movies on local radio.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Drama/Performing Arts
Runtime: 7.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English