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Robert Sklar dies

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Robert Sklar, who taught generations of New York University film students how the medium reflected and shaped American culture and society, died on Saturday in Barcelona after a bicycle accident, according to the New York Times. He was 74. Sklar’s seminal work, Movie-Made American: A History of American Movies, was published in 1975, and it’s never gone out of print.