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    • A Short History of Film

    • By: Wheeler Winston Dixon, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 58
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    The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating textbook - (is that possible?)

    • By Alan on 11-02-12

    Regular price: $25.00

    • A History of Horror

    • By: Wheeler Winston Dixon
    • Narrated by: Aaron Henkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      3 out of 5 stars 26

    Ever since horror leapt from popular fiction to the silver screen in the late 1890s, viewers have experienced fear and pleasure in exquisite combination. Wheeler Winston Dixon's A History of Horror is the only book to offer a comprehensive survey of this ever-popular film genre. Arranged by decades, with outliers and franchise films overlapping some years, this one-stop sourcebook unearths the historical origins of characters such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman and their various incarnations in film from the silent era to comedic sequels.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good not great

    • By eric on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $19.95