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  • Masters of the Soviet Cinema

    Crippled Creative Biographies, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marshall

    Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Dovzhenko, Vertov: these Soviet film directors are acknowledged to be among the greatest in the history of cinematography. To Eisenstein we owe such films as Battleship Potemkin and October; to Pudovkin Mother and The End of St Petersburg; to Dovzhenko Earth and Zvenigora; and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • The Difficulty of Difference

    Psychoanalysis, Sexual Difference and Film Theory, 1st Edition

    By D. N. Rodowick

    This book argues that serious misreadings of Freud and Lacan on sexual difference have characterized prevailing models of psychoanalytic film criticism. In critiquing theories of identification and female spectatorship, the author maintains that early film theorists and feminist critics are equally…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • The Road to Romance and Ruin

    Teen Films and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jon Lewis

    This book analyses the teen film as the rare medium able to represent the otherwise chaotic and conflicting experience of youth. The author focuses on six major issues: alienation, deviance and delinquency, sex and gender, the politics of consumption, the apolitics of youth(ful) rebellion, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Tudor

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Cinema Eye, Cinema Ear

    Some Key Film-makers of the Sixties, 1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    Since the cinema first began to be taken seriously as an art form, there has been a constant debate on the question: who is the real creator of the film, the writer or the director? This study of a group of key film-makers in the sixties suggests that during this decade there was an emergence…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Feature Films as History

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. R. M. Short

    Bringing together the work of leading film historians, originally published in 1981, this book illustrates the breadth of methodological approaches adopted by the field and the variety of its interests. Dealing with a period from about 1924-1945, it considers feature films in particular, showing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Film Propaganda and American Politics

    An Analysis and Filmography, 1st Edition

    By James Combs, Sara T. Combs

    Originally published in 1994, this important book traces the rise of film propaganda in the 20th Century, discussing specifically how film can be used to manipulate public perception and opinions. Two distinct areas are covered: war propaganda, including feature and documentary films regarding…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
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  • Motion Picture Series and Sequels

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Bernard A. Drew

    In 1989 alone, for example, there were some forty-five major motion pictures which were sequels or part of a series. The film series phenomenon crosses all genres and has been around since the silent film era. This reference guide, in alphabetical order, lists some 906 English Language motion…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
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  • Movies and Politics

    The Dynamic Relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Combs

    Collecting together some of the best thinking about the relationship between movies and politics, this book, originally published in 1993, encourages an awareness of the political dimension of film, both for film scholars and those entering the film industry. Eight essays are grouped into four…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
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  • Film and the Working Class

    The Feature Film in British and American Society, 1st Edition

    By Peter Stead

    Taking the subject chronologically from the 1890s to when the book was initially published in 1989, this book analyses those films specifically concerned with working-class conditions and struggle, and discusses them within the context of the debate on the social significance of the feature film.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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  • Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    1st Edition

    By Lane Roth

    Semiotics offers a systematic approach to analysing the stylistic structure of film. When this study was originally published in 1983 this was a recent addition to the methods of film study and it presents an explanation of film semiotics with direct application to comparative film research. It…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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  • Hollywood Goes to War

    Films and American Society, 1939-1952, 1st Edition

    By Colin Shindler

    A historian’s view of the relationship between American history and the American film industry, this book is a witty and perceptive account of Hollywood and its films in the years from the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe to the end of the war in Korea, It describes how film makers and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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