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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00
Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein uÌ?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den AnfaÌ?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fuÌ?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "FuÌ?r... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
In the early 1930s, George Raft, an actor and dancer from New York City's Hell's Kitchen, gained a name for himself playing stylish and charismatic gangsters in films like 1932's original Scarface. Raft's own real-life connection to the New York mob added frightening authenticity to his portrayals, and his star quality coincided with... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03
A practical guide to conducting improvisation sessions, for teachers, directors and workshop leaders. The Improvisation Book takes you step-by-step, session-by-session through a graded series of improvisation exercises. Starting with the very first class, it adds a new element at each stage until even the most inhibited students have gained a... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 16.03
A ‘fast-forward? acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice. The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones developed by the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
The face of 1980s television was shaped by a man who stayed behind the scenes. Stephen Cannell's reluctant white knights--put-upon private eye James Rockford, World War II fly-boys the Black Sheep Squadron, hapless superhero Ralph Hinckley, fugitive mercenaries the A-Team, and maverick cop Hunter--traversed the television landscape from the 1970s... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The group of contemporary German directors collectively known as the "Berlin School" constitutes the most significant filmmaking movement to come out of Germany since the 1970s New German Cinema, not least because its films mark the emergence of a new film language in German cinema. This volume is the first book-length study in any language... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35
The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving ... more...