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The Hollywood Historical Film (New Approaches to Film Genre)

Robert Burgoyne

The Hollywood Historical Film (New Approaches to Film Genre)

by Robert Burgoyne

  • 173 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Wiley-Blackwell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Film Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Historical films,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11650265M
    ISBN 101405146036
    ISBN 109781405146036

    The narrator of the book is a young ingenue, the daughter of a studio head (possibly based on Meyer’s daughter), who says there’s only six or seven men in the history of movies who’ve been able to hold the whole equation of pictures in their head at the same time, and Monroe Stahr was one of them.   Documentary Reveals The 'Secret History' Of Hollywood Pimp Scotty Bowers A veteran of World War II, Bowers bought a gas station on Hollywood Boulevard in .

      Part photo-book, part micro-history, Arthur Dong's Hollywood Chinese is an intensive examination of Chinese-American influence on Hollywood, from the film industry's inception to .   A new blockbuster documentary presents the history of Hollywood through the lives of its great movie stars and moguls. Michael Korda relishes the outrageous characters and wild stories.

      Bogle’s overview of Black filmmaking, from the silent era through “Black Panther,” tells the history of Black Hollywood, including its films, stars, and filmmakers, and includes a foreword.   In honor of the film’s 50th anniversary, journalist W.K. Stratton has written an ambitious and lively history, “The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a.


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