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Red cloth lettered in white on the front panel and spine. No dustjacket, as issued. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: The Directors; Major Films Cited in This Volume; Serials Cited in This Volume; and Bibliography. The Directors section contains too many names to list here, but some of the highlights are entries on Franklin Andreon; Dorothy Arzner; William Asher; Lionel Barrymore; Ford L. Beebe; Spencer Gordon Bennet; Christy Cabanne; William Castle; Roger Corman; Jack Donohue; Jose Ferrer; Hugo Haas; Ben Hecht; Joseph Kane; Albert Lewin; George Marshall; Ozzie Nelson; George Pal; Lesley Selander; R. G. Springsteen; Alfred Zeisler and many more.
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Wheeler Winston Dixon is the James Ryan Professor of Film Studies, Coordinator of the Film Studies Program, Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and, with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, editor of the new book series Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture for Rutgers University Press.
He is the author of more than thirty books on film history, theory and criticism, as well as more than 100 articles in various academic journals. He is also an active experimental filmmaker, whose works are in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.
His recent books include Black & White Cinema: A Short History (2015); Streaming: Movies, Media and Instant Access (2013); Death of the Moguls: The End of Classical Hollywood (2012); 21st Century Hollywood: Movies in the Era of Transformation (2011, co-authored with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster); A History of Horror (2010); and Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia (2009).
Dixon's book A Short History of Film (2008, co-authored with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster) was reprinted six times through 2012. A second, revised edition was published in 2013; a third, revised edition was published in 2018. The book is a required text in universities throughout the world.
Visit wheelerwinstondixon.com for more details on Dixon's books, films, and articles.
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Book Description Scarecrow Pr, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0810818353
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0810818353