The Big Screen

The Big Screen

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The Big Screen tells the enthralling story of the movies: their rise and spread, their remarkable influence over us, and the technology that made the screen--smaller now, but ever more ubiquitous--as important as the images it carries.

The Big Screen is not another history of the movies. Rather, it is a wide-ranging narrative about the movies and their signal role in modern life. At first, film was a waking dream, the gift of appearance delivered for a nickel to huddled… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2012)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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