Film: The 50 Most Influential Filmmakers in the World


    This book is a pocket history of film, covering technical developments, famous directors, actors, and films as well as genres such as Westerns, film noir etc. The book starts with the Lumiere brothers and works up to the present particularly focussing on famous directors such as Cecil B. DeMille, Eisenstein, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, John Cassavetes, Ingamar Bergman, Roberto Rossellini and Martin Scorsese, and specific trends in films such as women in film, the studio system, genres and the star system. There are also little side panels highlighting famous actors and movies. All in all, this is an excellent pocket introduction to the history and world of film.

    View more

    Number of Pages: 128
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781408109403
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Films, cinema
    Publisher: Herbert Press Ltd

    Books by Tom Charity


    RRP: £9.99

    Sale Price: £8.45

    Save: £1.54 per copy!

    Books TV & Movies

    You might also like...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace ( who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK!