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The Story of Film

The Story of Film

  • SERIES 1
  • CERT 15
  • 2014
The Story of Film - Series 1

SERIES 1

15 EPISODES

  • Birth of the Cinema (1900-1920)

    Episode 1

    Birth of the Cinema (1900-1920)

    This opening part of The Story of Film: An Odyssey shows the birth of a great new art form, the movies.

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  • The Hollywood Dream (1920s)

    Episode 2

    The Hollywood Dream (1920s)

    This is the fascinating story of the movies in the roaring 20s.

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  • Expressionism, Impressionism, Surrealism: Golden Age Of World Cinema (1920s)

    Episode 3

    Expressionism, Impressionism, Surrealism: Golden Age Of World Cinema (1920s)

    The 1920s were a golden age for world cinema, and this is the story of that age.

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  • The Arrival Of Sound (1930s)

    Episode 4

    The Arrival Of Sound (1930s)

    We see how the coming of sound in the 1930s upended everything.

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  • Post-War Cinema (1940s)

    Episode 5

    Post-War Cinema (1940s)

    The Story of Film shows how the trauma of war made cinema more daring.

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  • Sex & Melodrama (1950s)

    Episode 6

    Sex & Melodrama (1950s)

    The story of sex and melodrama in the movies of the 50s.

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  • European New Wave (1960s)

    Episode 7

    European New Wave (1960s)

    The explosive story of film in the late 50s and 60s.

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  • New Directors, New Form (1960s)

    Episode 8

    New Directors, New Form (1960s)

    This is the story of the dazzling 1960s in cinema around the world.

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  • American Cinema of the 70s

    Episode 9

    American Cinema of the 70s

    This is the remarkable story of the maturing of American cinema of the late 60s and 70s.

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  • Movies To Change The World (1970s)

    Episode 10

    Movies To Change The World (1970s)

    This is the story of the movies that tried to change the world in the 70s.

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  • The Arrival of Multiplexes and Asian Mainstream (1970s)

    Episode 11

    The Arrival of Multiplexes and Asian Mainstream (1970s)

    Star Wars, Jaws and The Exorcist created the multiplexes, but they were also innovative.

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  • Fight The Power: Protest in Film (1980s)

    Episode 12

    Fight The Power: Protest in Film (1980s)

    With Ronald Reagan in the White House and Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street, the 1980s were the years of protest in the movies.

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  • New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia, Latin America (1990s)

    Episode 13

    New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia, Latin America (1990s)

    Few saw it coming, but cinema around the world in the 90s entered a golden age.

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  • New American Independents & The Digital Revolution (1990s)

    Episode 14

    New American Independents & The Digital Revolution (1990s)

    This is the story of the brilliant, flashy, playful movies in the English speaking world in the 90s.

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  • Cinema Today and The Future (2000s)

    Episode 15

    Cinema Today and The Future (2000s)

    In the final part of The Story of Film: An Odyssey, movies come full circle.

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