Flashback: A Brief History of Film Themes

Louis Giannetti
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Time has made a huge impact on the film industry and this book uses the progression of time to tell its tale. It began with a look back through the ages, showing how film might have always been part of time. It then highlighted a couple of people of import and a few inventions that propelled moving pictures forward. It showed how these people and inventions affected a few more people who made a few more inventions and innovations. New producers and filmmakers built on the past in story lines and film techniques. Sometimes time was good for the film industry, and sometimes it had a devastating effect. The book broke time into specific segments, detailing the changes in the filmmaking industry decade by decade, both in the United States and internationally.

The book highlighted filmmakers who stood the test of time, with careers spanning...

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