Season 1, Episode 5 The Devastation of War and a New Movie Language (1939-1952)

First Aired: September 30, 2013

A look at films and filmmakers during World War II and in the years following it, a profile of Orson Welles and an examination of movies impacted by the McCarthy era. Also: comments by moviemakers Robert Towne, Paul Schrader and Stanley Donen.

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  • Premiered: September 3, 2011
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  • Premise: A study of the history of cinema from a worldwide perspective includes an examination of film techniques, technological advances and the art of on-screen storytelling. (more)

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