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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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Hollywood in the Age of Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tino Balio

    This collection of papers examines the evolving relationship between the motion picture industry and television from the 1940s onwards. The institutional and technological histories of the film and TV industries are looked at, concluding that Hollywood and television had a symbiotic relationship…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema and Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Rockett, Luke Gibbons, John Hill

    This was the first comprehensive study of film production in Ireland from the silent period to the present day, and of representations of Ireland and ‘Irishness’ in native, British, and American films. It remains an authority on the topic. The book focuses on Irish history and politics to examine…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception

    1st Edition

    By Yuri Tsivian

    Edited by Richard Taylor

    This book examines the development of cinematic form and culture in Russia, from its late nineteenth-century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-Revolutionary years. The author traces the changing perceptions of cinema and its social transition from a modernist invention to a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Global Perspectives on Tarzan

    From King of the Jungle to International Icon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

    This collection seeks to understand the long-lasting and global appeal of Tarzan: Why is a story about a feral boy, who is raised by apes in the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to different cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that the same narrative serves as the basis for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Flashbacks in Film

    Memory & History, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Turim

    The flashback is a crucial moment in a film narrative, one that captures the cinematic expression of memory, and history. This author’s wide-ranging account of this single device reveals it to be an important way of creating cinematic meaning. Taking as her subject all of film history, the author…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Cinema Ideal

    An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Studies of the Film Spectator, 1st Edition

    By Harriet E. Margolis

    This study explores the model derived from Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis, via Marxism and semiotics, of looking at film. It retraces the steps of film theory from ideological criticism of the late ‘60s to spectator studies in 1988 when the book was originally published. Psychoanalysis…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • New Silent Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Groo, Paul Flaig

    With the success of Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011) and Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist (2011) nothing seems more contemporary in recent film than the styles, forms, and histories of early and silent cinemas. This collection considers the latest return to silent film alongside the larger historical…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

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