Acknowledged author Gerald Mast wrote A Short History of the Movies (11th Edition) comprising 800 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205755577 and 9780205755578. Since then A Short History of the Movies (11th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $43.81 or rent at the marketplace.
The eleventh edition of A Short History of the Movies continues its long-standing tradition of scrupulously accurate details, up-to-date information, and jargon-free writing style that has made it the most widely adopted film history textbook. This edition offers students a panoramic overview of the worldwide development of film. From the early experiments with motion photography, through the American studio years of the 1930’s and 1940’s, from Neorealism and the New Wave, up to the present age of digital cinema, A Short History of Film provides a comprehensive presentation of the history of cinema. This eleventh edition has been revised and updated to include current scholarship, recent industry developments, and new films and filmmakers.