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The Resource Hollywood and the American historical film, edited by J.E. Smyth

Hollywood and the American historical film, edited by J.E. Smyth

Label
Hollywood and the American historical film
Title
Hollywood and the American historical film
Statement of responsibility
edited by J.E. Smyth
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This definitive interdisciplinary collection by leading scholars probes the theoretical and historical contexts of films made about the American past from silent film to the present. The book offers a fresh assessment of studio era historical filmmaking and its legacy across a range of genres."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H5
LC item number
H63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smyth, J. E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical films
  • Motion pictures and history
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
Label
Hollywood and the American historical film, edited by J.E. Smyth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Marcia Landy
  • 4.
  • Ripping the portieres at the seams: lessons from Streetcar on Gone with the Wind
  • Susan Courtney
  • 5.
  • Hollywood about Hollywood: genre as historiography
  • Robert Sklar
  • 6.
  • Some Like it Hot and the virtues of not taking history too seriously
  • David Eldridge
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Vico's age of heroes and the age of men in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Mark W. Roche and Vittorio Hösle
  • 8.
  • Anatomy of a shipwreck: Warner Bros., The White House and the celluloid sinking of PT 109
  • Nicholas J. Cull
  • 9.
  • The long road of women's memory: Fred Zinnemann's Julia
  • J.E. Smyth
  • 10.
  • Film and history: artifact and experience
  • Inventing historical truth on the silver screen
  • Robert Rosenstone
  • 11.
  • 'This is not America, this is Los Angeles': crime, space, and history in the City of Angels
  • Ian Scott
  • 12.
  • Between nostalgia and regret: strategies of historical disruption from Douglas Sirk to Mad Men
  • Vera Dika
  • Warren I. Susman
  • 2.
  • Film history, reconstruction, and southern legendary history in The Birth of a Nation
  • David Culbert
  • 3.
  • The Hollywood Western, the movement-image, and making history
Control code
743039851
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 244 p.
Isbn
9780230230927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011028842
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)743039851
Label
Hollywood and the American historical film, edited by J.E. Smyth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Marcia Landy
  • 4.
  • Ripping the portieres at the seams: lessons from Streetcar on Gone with the Wind
  • Susan Courtney
  • 5.
  • Hollywood about Hollywood: genre as historiography
  • Robert Sklar
  • 6.
  • Some Like it Hot and the virtues of not taking history too seriously
  • David Eldridge
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Vico's age of heroes and the age of men in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Mark W. Roche and Vittorio Hösle
  • 8.
  • Anatomy of a shipwreck: Warner Bros., The White House and the celluloid sinking of PT 109
  • Nicholas J. Cull
  • 9.
  • The long road of women's memory: Fred Zinnemann's Julia
  • J.E. Smyth
  • 10.
  • Film and history: artifact and experience
  • Inventing historical truth on the silver screen
  • Robert Rosenstone
  • 11.
  • 'This is not America, this is Los Angeles': crime, space, and history in the City of Angels
  • Ian Scott
  • 12.
  • Between nostalgia and regret: strategies of historical disruption from Douglas Sirk to Mad Men
  • Vera Dika
  • Warren I. Susman
  • 2.
  • Film history, reconstruction, and southern legendary history in The Birth of a Nation
  • David Culbert
  • 3.
  • The Hollywood Western, the movement-image, and making history
Control code
743039851
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 244 p.
Isbn
9780230230927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011028842
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)743039851

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