The World History of Film Industry

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МУНИЦИПАЛЬОЕ ОБЩЕОБРАЗОВАТЕЛЬНОЕ УЧРЕЖДЕНИЕ ЛИЦЕЙ №1

КОРЧАГИНА ИРИНА

THE WORLD HISTORY OF FILM INDUSTRY

Научный руководитель:
кандидат педагогических наук,
Компанеева Л.Г.

Волжский
2008

CONTENT

|Introduction …………………………………………………………………... |3 | |Part 1. The history of film industry before World War II ….....……………… |5 | |1.1 The forerunners of film…………………………………………………... |5 | |1.2 The silent era ……………………………………………………………... |12 | |1.3 The Rise of Hollywood…………………………………………………… |15 | |1.4 The sound era …………………………………………………………….. |22 | |Part 2. The history of film industry after World War II …..………………….. |29 | |2.1 Films from 1945 to 1960 ……………………..…………………………... |29 | |2.2 American cinema from 1960 to present ………………………………….. |35 | |2.3 Recent trends ……………………………………………………………... |40 | |Summary conclusions ………………………………………………………… |42 | |Literature………………………………………………………………………. |44 |

INTRODUCTION
Films, also known as movies, motion pictures, flicks, the pictures, and the cinema, are undoubtedly the most influential art form of the 20th century. From the early days of Hollywood to the high-tech cinema of today, the silver screen has projected our dreams and fantasies, presented both glamour and works of social conscience, and served as our collective memory.

Now a growing number of people prefer watching films on TV to attending cinemas. There is a variety of films available today: wonderful comedies, love stories, science fiction, horror films, detective stories, and historical films. Cinema makes our life better and helps us to forget different problems. When people watch films, they have a rest. Some films take people into another world, where usual problems do not even exist. Cinema is a great power, it helps us to understand our complex well. Cinema can leave nobody indifferent. It is so powerful that it provokes complex feelings. But not all of us know how everything started. What was the forerunner of the modern projector? Who invented the first film and how it was produced? How was it possible to make sound films? We tried to find out these questions.

We would like to find out all these questions, that is why our paper is devoted to the study of the topic "The World History of Film Industry". The object of the research is phenomenon “cinema” as essential part of our life, one of the most important means of delivering entertainment, information and education. The subject of the research is the world history of film industry. The aim of our research is to рассмотреть the medium’s history as a technology, as a business, as an art form, and as a means of delivering entertainment and information to audiences in the theaters and at home.

The objectives of the research are: to study the forerunner of the modern slide projector, the beginning of the film industry, the birth on the Hollywood as one of the main...
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