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  • The Oliver Stone Encyclopediaby James M. Welsh; Donald M. Whaley

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia provides an overarching evaluation of Stone's work as screenwriter, producer, and director. While the entries in this volume address all of the usual aspects of Stone?s career, they also explore new avenues of critical evaluation, especially influences such as Friedrich Nietzsche and Buddhism, which Stone converted to... more...

  • Video Versionsby Thomas L. Erskine; James M. Welsh

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 119.00

    Many of our favorite films began as plays—some as well known as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and some not so well known as You've Got Mail's origin, a 1937 play Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. Video Versions identifies nearly 300 films and their theatrical origins, providing readers with an overview of the films and highlighting similarities... more...

  • Redefining Adaptation Studiesby Dennis Cutchins; Laurence Raw; James M. Welsh

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99

    Transcending the literature/film paradigm of typical film adaptation courses, these essays focus on the idea of 'adaptation' and what it means in different socio-political contexts. This volume not only suggests how 'adaptation' might be used in different disciplines but how it might improve the learning experience for teachers and students alike. more...

  • The Pedagogy of Adaptationby Dennis Cutchins; Laurence Raw; James M. Welsh

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99

    This collection of essays focuses on numerous contexts to emphasize why film adaptations matter to students of literature. Written by specialists in a variety of fields, ranging from film, radio, theater, and even language studies, it is the first such volume devoted exclusively to teaching adaptations from a practical, teacher-centered angle. more...

  • American Classic Screen Interviewsby John C. Tibbetts; James M. Welsh; Kevin Brownlow

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99

    In American Classic Screen Interviews , editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable interviews conducted for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains rare conversations with some of the brightest stars of yesteryear, as well as gifted filmmakers, celebrated animators,... more...

  • American Classic Screen Profilesby John C. Tibbetts; James M. Welsh; Ray Bradbury

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    In American Classic Screen Profiles , editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable profiles written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains rare insights into some of the brightest stars of yesteryear, as well as gifted filmmakers, directors and craftsmen alike.... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Sports Filmsby K Edgington; Thomas Erskine; James M. Welsh

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    In this reference volume, more than 200 fictional feature-length movies with a primary focus on an athletic endeavor are discussed, including comedies, dramas, and biopics. Brief summaries and credit information are provided for an additional 200 films, and appendixes include made-for-teleivion movies and documentaries. more...

  • American Classic Screen Featuresby John C. Tibbetts; James M. Welsh; Gene D. Phillips

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 49.99

    In American Classic Screen Features , editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable essays and critical pieces written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains fascinating accounts of Hollywood history including articles on Marilyn Monroe's first screen test,... more...

  • The Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopediaby James M. Welsh; Gene D. Phillips; Rodney F. Hill

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 69.99

    Containing material on all of the films Coppola has played a role in, the entries in this encyclopedia focus on all aspects of Coppola's work and each entry is followed by a bibliography of published sources, both in print and online. more...

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