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The Image Of Librarians In Cinema 1917 1999

Pub Date : 2005-02-01 | Author : Ray Tevis | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786421503
ISBN 13 : 0786421509

From its earliest days to the present, the onscreen image of the librarian has remained largely the same. A silent 1921 film set the precedent for two female librarian characters: ..


Chicano Images

Pub Date : 2013-12-04 | Author : Christine List | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317928768
ISBN 13 : 1317928768

Providing textual analysis of 12 feature films written and directed by filmmakers who explore aspects of the Chicano cultural movement, this book discusses films including Cheech a..


Western Film Highlights

Pub Date : 2003-07-09 | Author : Henryk Hoffmann | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476608655
ISBN 13 : 1476608652

Westerns may have had their heyday, but they remain popular. The greatest films from 1914, when The Squaw Man and The Virginian were among the genre's best, through 2001, when Amer..


City On Fire

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Lisa Odham Stokes | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 1859842038
ISBN 13 : 9781859842034

Traces the history of Hong Kong cinema in its social and historical context and discusses the plots, characters, and production techniques of a wide range of films..


Working Class Hollywood

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Steven J. Ross | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691024642
ISBN 13 : 9780691024646

This path-breaking book reveals how Hollywood became "Hollywood" and what that meant for the politics of America and American film. Working-Class Hollywood tells the story of filmm..


National Identity In Indian Popular Cinema 1947 1987

Pub Date : 2011-05-18 | Author : Sumita S. Chakravarty | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292789852
ISBN 13 : 0292789858

Although Indian popular cinema has a long history and is familiar to audiences around the world, it has rarely been systematically studied. This book offers the first detailed acco..


Hong Kong Cinema The Extra Dimensions

Pub Date : 1997-08-01 | Author : Stephen Teo | Publisher : British Film Institute

ISBN 10 : 0851705146
ISBN 13 : 9780851705149

Covering a period from 1909 to the "end of Hong Kong cinema" in the present day, this book features information about the films, the studios and the personalities that have shaped ..