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The DVD revolution : movies, culture, and technology

The introduction of the DVD marked the beginning of one of history's most successful technological innovations, and capped a 75-year development of home-viewing possibilities. Never before have film fans had access in their living rooms to something so remarkably close to the theatrical experience. In addition, because a DVD can hold much more than a single movie, it has allowed films to be marketed with a variety of extras, sparking both a new packaging industry and greater interest on the part of home viewers. This book provides an examination of the DVD's impact, both on home viewing and on
eBook, English, 2005
Praeger, Westport, Conn., 2005
1 online resource (xvi, 179 pages)
9780313024535, 9780275983871, 0313024537, 0275983870
Home viewing of feature films in America
Cinémathèque française at our house
DVD fan culture
The special edition DVD
The DVD audio commentary
The DVD, the film scholar, and the classroom
The question of ownership
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010