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  • Ambivalenzen des Übergangsby Antje Dietze

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.77

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Antje Dietze ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Centre for Area Studies der Universität Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 004 more...

  • American Cinema of the 1920sby Lucy Fischer; Angela Dalle Vacche; Jennifer Bean; Sumiko Higashi; Michael Aronson; Mark Anderson; Sara Ross; Gwenda Young; Maureen Turim; Marcia Landy; Lucy Fischer

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph... more...

  • American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentaryby Scott MacDonald

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge area is notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center, the Carpenter... more...

  • American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913–1929by John T. Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 95.00

    During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven... more...

  • And Then Like My Dreamsby Margaret Rose Stringer

    Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Margaret Rose Stringer was born in Perth in 1943 and is now a resident of Sydney, having lived there off and on since 1965. She has spent her life working mostly in the film, television, video production industry as a freelancer. more...

  • Andrzej Wajdaby Janina Falkowska

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 34.95

    The work of Andrzej Wajda, one of the world's most important filmmakers, shows remarkable cohesion in spite of the wide ranging scope of his films, as this study of his complete output of feature films shows. Not only do his films address crucial historical, social and political issues; the complexity of his work is reinforced by the incorporation... more...

  • Andy Kaufmanby Bob Zmuda; Lynne Margulies

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.95

    For the first time ever, the two people who knew Andy Kaufman best open up about the most enigmatic artist of our generation. Comedian and Taxi star Andy Kaufman, known for his crazy antics on screen and off, was the ultimate prankster, delighting audiences with his Elvis and Mighty Mouse impressions while also antagonizing them with his wrestling... more...

  • Anecdotal Humourby Aluta Nite

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Contained in this book are 110 anecdotes covering many aspects of contemporary life on non-fiction level. The anecdotes are real life situations which the author has gone through or witnessed or heard or imagined. more...

  • Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadwayby Eve Golden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00

    " Anna Held (1870?-1918), a petite woman with an hourglass figure, was America's most popular musical comedy star during the two decades preceding World War I. In the colorful world of New York theater during La Belle Époque, she epitomized everything that was glamorous, sophisticated, and suggestive about turn-of-the-century Broadway. Overcoming... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...