The Red Shoes (1948)
Sound comes to the cinema and sends the medium into a spin, as old stars fade and the new ones burn even brighter.
Glamour reigns supreme, genre cinema is born and masterpieces of the medium emerge across the globe, as the devastation of war brings startling and daring approaches to cinema. The story of film becomes truly global.
Screening in this program:
> Episode 4 (1930's) The Great American Movie Genres and the Brilliance of European Film
> Episode 5 (1939-1952) The Devastation of War And a New Movie Language
> Episode 6 (1953-1957) The Swollen Story: World Cinema Bursting at the Seams