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