World Cinema: a Film Quiz (Paperback)

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World Cinema: a Film Quiz (Paperback)

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Did you know that two winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature (Hemingway and Faulkner) worked on the story of To Have and Have Not (1944)? Did you know that the origin of the term "paparazzi" comes from Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960) which has a character called Paparazzo who photographs celebrities? Did you know that David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962) is the longest film which has no woman speaking part? Did you know that in the first Academy Award competition in 1929, Rin Tin Tin polled more votes than anyone else for the Best Actor, but his name was removed from the list of contenders because he was a dog? Did you know that the actress Hedy Lamarr invented the earliest known form of the telecommunication method known as "frequency hopping"? Did you know that D. W. Griffith was the first director to utter the catchphrase "Lights, camera, action "? This book provides answers to all such questions, and more. Here is a book on world cinema in the form of a quiz. This book will be useful for a person who wants to know the essentials of world cinema succinctly. It also includes famous stars and directors of France, Germany, Russia, Italy, and other countries.
Product Details ISBN: 9781543705423
ISBN-10: 1543705421
Publisher: Partridge Publishing India
Publication Date: August 31st, 2019
Pages: 306
Language: English