'Fade To Gray' Is an Insightful Study of Aging in American Cinema

'Fade To Gray' Is an Insightful Study of Aging in American Cinema

By Alex Ramon

Timothy Shary and Nancy McVittie’s rewarding, accessible study explores representations of aging and older characters in American film from early cinema to the present-day. 26 Sep 2016 // 9:30 AM

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