Film Theory: History–Select Biblio

August 24, 2022

Select Biblio

Munslow, Alun (December 2007). “Film and history: Robert A. Rosenstone and History on Film/Film on History”. Rethinking History. 4 (11): 565–575. doi:10.1080/13642520701652103. S2CID 145006358.

Abel, Richard. The Cine Goes to Town: French Cinema 1896–1914. University of California Press, 1998.

Acker, Ally. Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema, 1896 to the Present. London: B.T. Batsford, 1991.

Allen, Robert C. Douglas Gomery: Film History. Theory and Practice, New York: Alfred Knopf, 1985

Barr, Charles. All our yesterdays: 90 years of British cinema (British Film Institute, 1986).

Basten, Fred E. Glorious Technicolor: The Movies’ Magic Rainbow. AS Barnes & Company, 1980.

Bowser, Eileen. The Transformation of Cinema 1907–1915 (History of the American Cinema, Vol. 2) Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1990.

Rawlence, Christopher (1990). The Missing Reel: The Untold Story of the Lost Inventor of Moving Pictures. Charles Atheneum. ISBN 978-0689120688.

Cook, David A. A History of Narrative Film, 2nd edition. New York: W. W. Norton, 1990.

Cousins, Mark. The Story of Film: A Worldwide History, New York: Thunder’s Mouth press, 2006.

Dixon, Wheeler Winston and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. A Short History of Film, 2nd edition. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2013.

Hennefeld, Maggie (December 2016). “Death from Laughter, Female Hysteria, and Early Cinema”. differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies. Duke University Press. 27 (3): 45–92. doi:10.1215/10407391-3696631.

King, Geoff. New Hollywood Cinema: An Introduction. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Kolker, Robert Phillip (2009). The Altering Eye: Contemporary International Cinema. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. doi:10.11647/OBP.0002. ISBN 9781906924034.

Landry, Marcia. British Genres: Cinema and Society, 1930–1960 (1991)

Merritt, Greg. Celluloid Mavericks: A History of American Independent Film. Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2001.

Musser, Charles (1990). The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. ISBN 0-684-18413-3.

Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey, ed. The Oxford History of World Cinema. Oxford University Press, 1999.

Parkinson, David. History of Film. New York: Thames & Hudson, 1995. ISBN 0-500-20277-X
Rocchio, Vincent F. Reel Racism. Confronting Hollywood’s Construction of Afro-American Culture. Westview Press, 2000.
Sargeant, Amy. British Cinema: A Critical History (2008).
Schrader, Paul. “Notes on Film Noir”. Film Comment, 1984.
Steele, Asa (February 1911). “The Moving-Picture Show: … How The Films Are Made, Who Writes The ‘Plots’, Who Censors The Plays, And What It All Costs”. The World’s Work: A History of Our Time. XXI: 14018–14032. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
Tsivian, Yuri. Silent Witnesses: Russian Films 1908–1919 British Film Institute, 1989.
Unterburger, Amy L. The St. James Women Filmmakers Encyclopedia: Women on the Other Side of the Camera. Visible Ink Press, 1999.
Usai, P.C. & Codelli, L. (editors) Before Caligari: German Cinema, 1895–1920 Edizioni Biblioteca dell’Immagine, 1990.
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