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Updated in a new 6th edition, Movies and Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the film industry that focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. It examines both how filmmakers create images and sounds and the mechanisms and processes by which viewers make sense of images and stories on screen..
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|Part Number:||Illustrations (chiefly col.)|
|MPN:||Illustrations (chiefly col.)|
|Item Weight:||1.41 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.9 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.55 pounds|
|Package Size:||7.3 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches|
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