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  • Sammy Davis Jr.by Tracey Davis; Nina Bunche Pierce

    Running Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this uniquely intimate volume, the entertainment legend?s story comes to life through rare family photos and a compelling narrative based on conversations between Sammy Davis Jr. and... more...

  • World Film Locations: Bostonby Marcelline Block

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Founded by the Puritans in 1630 and the site of many of the American Revolution’s major precursors and events (including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere’s midnight ride, among others), Boston has played—and continues to play—an influential role in the shaping of the historic, intellectual, cultural, and... more...

  • World Film Locations: Moscowby Birgit Beumers

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    A megalopolis of more than twelve mil- lion inhabitants, Moscow is a city with a rich and varied history. more...

  • World Film Locations: Torontoby Tom Ue

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Toronto is a changing city that has been a source of reflection and inspiration to writers and artists whose work focuses on the conditions and prospects of human life. more...

  • World Film Locations: Havanaby Ann Marie Stock

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Havana is among the world’s leading cinematic locales. more...

  • World Film Locations: Shanghaiby John Berra; Wei Ju

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Celebrating Shanghai’s rich cinematic history, the films covered here represent a lengthy time period, from the first Golden Age of Chinese Cinema in the 1930s to the city’s status as an international production hub in 2013. more...

  • Women in the Films of John Fordby David Meuel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    While John Ford (1894-1973) remains one of the most influential and revered directors in film history, he is also one of the most frequently misunderstood. One widespread assumption is that he was almost exclusively a man's director, dismissive of, or at best not well attuned to, the stories, perspectives and concerns of women. Boldly challenging... more...

  • The Ultimate Stallone Readerby Chris Holmlund

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities as actor, writer, producer, and director all while maintaining a monolithic presence. With The Ultimate Stallone Reader, this icon finally receives concerted academic attention.... more...

  • The Colorblind Screenby Sarah E. Turner; Sarah Nilsen

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. While many Americans espouse a "colorblind" racial ideology and publicly endorse the broad goals of integration and equal treatment without regard to race,... more...

  • Women in War Filmsby Ralph Donald; Karen MacDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    This companion volume to Reel Men at War takes a look at how women have been portrayed in war films, from silents of the 1920s to films of the 21 st century. The authors explore the full range of women on the home front, covering nurses and doctors on the war front and women in combat. Films examined include Wings , A Farewell to Arms... more...