Film History Products

  • Native American History Goes to the Movies

    Indigenous Film and the Problem of American History

    By Dawn G. Marsh

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Film Noir Production

    The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film

    By David Landau

    Film Noir Production: The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film reveals the fascinating facts behind how the classic film noir movies were actually made. Beginning with the mystery novel base material, the studio executives and staff writers input through the assigned directors and talented…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Focal Press

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    A Universal Sense of Expectation

    By Eric Schuldenfrei

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses’ work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely examining how the Eameses described their work reveals how the films and exhibitions they…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • American Film Exhibition and an Analysis of the Motion Picture Industry's Market Structure 1963-1980

    By Gary Edgerton

    This study looks at how the movie industry organisation functioned between the late ‘40s and 1983 when it was originally published. It describes the changing role of domestic exhibition through this time and analyses the wider film industry to provide a model of the exhibition structure in relation…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time. The life of media…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Early Race Filmmaking in America

    Edited by Barbara Lupack

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annette Kuhn

    First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Postwar Renoir

    Film and the Memory of Violence

    By Colin Davis

    This book re-assesses director Jean Renoir’s work between his departure from France in 1940 and his death in 1979, and contributes to the debate over how the medium of film registers the impact of trauma. The 1930s ended in catastrophe for both for Renoir and for France: La Règle du jeu was a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Our Lady Cinema

    How and Why I went into the Photo-play World and What I Found There

    By Harry Furniss

    This charming classic of film literature was originally published in 1914 and hence represents an early attempt to catalogue the allure of cinema and how the motion picture industry began. This tale of life in the early days of cinema will be of interest to film historians and anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Visions of Yesterday

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Film is an important source of social history, as well as having been a popular art form from the early twentieth century. This study shows how a society, consciously or unconsciously, is mirrored in its cinema. It considers the role of the cinema in dramatizing popular beliefs and myths, and takes…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

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