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Mast, Gerald 1940-1988

Overview
Works: 39 works in 320 publications in 5 languages and 11,040 library holdings
Genres: History  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Screenplays  Musicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PN1994, 791.4309
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerald Mast
A short history of the movies by Gerald Mast( Book )

104 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the evolution of films through the major styles, periods, genres, works, technical innovations, and outstanding individuals
Film theory and criticism; introductory readings by Gerald Mast( Book )

75 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revised and updated to incorporate suggestions from film instructors and critics nationwide, the fourth edition of this classic text is a thorough introduction to the evolving aesthetics and controversies of nearly a century, from the earliest attempts to define the cinema to the most recent efforts to place film in the context of psychology, sociology, and philosophy. Building upon the wide range of selections and extensive historical coverage that marked the previous editions, 37 essays have been added. The editors have rewritten chapter introductions and revised each section to show the impact of new thinking on the continuing debate over the nature of film reality, the film image, film genre, and the film performer. The sections on genre, the film artist, and the relation of film to the other arts have been greatly expanded. Several essays addressing the issue of film sound have also been included."--Jacket
The comic mind : comedy and the movies by Gerald Mast( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the style, structure, and personalities of comic films produced since the silent era
Film/cinema/movie : a theory of experience by Gerald Mast( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can't help singin' : the American musical on stage and screen by Gerald Mast( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Busby Berkeley, Fred Astaire, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, and Rodgers and Hammerstein
The movies in our midst : documents in the cultural history of film in America by Gerald Mast( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from reviews, articles, and books trace the social and cultural history of movies in the United States
Howard Hawks, storyteller by Gerald Mast( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the narrative style of the Hollywood movie director, Howard Hawks, examines the use of sound, camera movement, and other cinematic techniques in his classic films
Filmguide to the Rules of the game by Gerald Mast( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing up baby : Howard Hawks, director by Howard Hawks( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 1994 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movies : a short history by Gerald Mast( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi jie dian ying shi by Ma si te( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ḳitsur toldot ha-ḳolnoʻa by Gerald Mast( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Hebrew and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Pinter and the modern premise by Gerald Mast( )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the movies by Gerald Mast( Recording )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This volume] offers an ... overview of the worldwide development of film. From the early experiments with motion photography, through the American studio years of the 1930s and 1940s, from Neorealism and the New Wave, up to the present age of digital cinema. [It] provides a ... presentation of the history of cinema.-Back cover
Film theory and criticism : introductory readings( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comedy and the silver screen : Surrealistic burlesque by Gerald Mast( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Court Studio Theatre presents Czechs : a new play by Jan Novak( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American Film Comedy by Gerald Mast( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The comic mind ; comedy and movies by Gerald Mast( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Resume français de "The Comic Mind" : par Gerald Mast by Jean-François Cornu( )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The comic mind : comedy and the movies
Alternative Names
Gerald Mast American film historian

Gerald Mast Amerikaans historicus (1940-1988)

מאסט, ג׳ראלד 1940-

מאסט, ג׳ראלד 1940-1988

Languages
English (296)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Hebrew (1)

Spanish (1)

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Film theory and criticism; introductory readingsThe comic mind : comedy and the moviesBringing up baby : Howard Hawks, director