Essays and Information

Material to read for History of Film
Link The Birth of Cinema and Continuity Editing The Birth of Cinema and Continuity Editing File Clown Princes of Comedy Essay on silent movie greats Charles Chaplin and Buster Keaton. File D.W. Griffith Essay on pioneer filmmaker D.W. Griffith. File Mary Pickford Essay on silent movie great Mary Pickford. File Terms to Remember Info for History of Film File Q&A 1 Review Review No. 1 for History of Film Link "The General Guide to the classic Buster Keaton comedy Link TCM Guide to THE KID File Q&A 2: Review Review No. 2 for History of Film Link "Stagecoach" Essay on John Ford's classic 1939 Western film. File Q&A 3: Review Review No. 3 for History of Film File Roger Ebert on CITIZEN KANE The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic's guide to Orson Welles' masterpiece File Q & A 4: Review Review No. 4 for History of Film Link Roger Ebert on CASABLANCA Link "A Face in the Crowd" Essay about the classic 1957 drama. Link TCM Guide to "A Face in the Crowd" Turner Classic Movies guide to Elia Kazan's 1957 film. File Post-WWII Era in Hollywood Link Roger Ebert on "The 400 Blows" File Francois Truffaut and The New Wave Link TCM Guide to "Yojimbo" Link Roger Ebert on "Yojimbo" File Q & A 5: Review Review No. 5 for History of Film Link Reelin' in the 70s An essay on the New Hollywood era. Link TCM Guide to BONNIE AND CLYDE Link Interview with BONNIE AND CLYDE Director Arthur Penn Link Roger Ebert looks at CHINATOWN Link TCM Guide to CHINATOWN Link TCM Guide to "Jaws" Link Roger Ebert on "Jaws" Link Roger Ebert's 1981 review of MELVIN AND HOWARD Link The Loss of Jonathan Demme Anthony Lane of The New Yorker writes about the late, great filmmaker. Link THE RETRIEVAL Link Interview with THE RETRIEVAL director Chris Eska