Film and Reality (1942)

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    E.V.H. Emmett

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction


Historical survey of the documentary or 'realist' tradition. Available in five separate parts: Prologue 1. The invention of cinematography leads to a new form of dramatic entertainment. (24mins) 2. Contact with reality, lost in film drama, was maintained in newsreels and interest films. (16mins) 3. The romantic documentary of far-off lands. (18mins) 4. The realistic documentary of life at home. (40mins) 5. Realism in the story film. (23mins)

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