Cinema: The Whole Story takes a close look at the key periods, genres and works in world cinema. It places the burgeoning world of cinema in the context of social and cultural developments that have taken place since its beginnings.
Illustrated, in-depth text charts every genre of cinema, from the first silent films to epic blockbusters, CGI graphics and groundbreaking effects of the twenty-first century. Cinema is an indispensable book for those who love watching and reading about films and who want to understand more about the world of cinema.
About the Editor
Philip Kemp is a film historian, a regular contributor to Sight & Sound and Total Film. He also teaches Film Journalism at the University of Leicester.
About the Publisher
Thames & Hudson, established by Walter Neurath, is the world’s great publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, design, photography, fashion, lifestyle, music and history.