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- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
Check over your shoulder before you peek inside the pages of Top Secret - you're about to learn the secrets of some of the sneakiest spies around! Follow the footsteps of famous spies through the ages to reveal their use of physical devices to cover their tracks and the inventive gadgets available at the time - including night vision goggles... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 17.44
MaskenbildnerInnen sind die kreativen Köpfe im Hintergrund. Sie gestalten in Zusammenarbeit mit Regie, Kostüm- oder Bühnenbild maskenbildnerische Konzepte für Bühnen- sowie Film- bzw. Fernsehproduktionen und setzen sie um. Sie schminken bzw. frisieren Darsteller und Darstellerinnen und betreuen diese während der Vorstellungen oder Dreharbeiten. Hauptsächlich... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00
The image in Hollywood movies of savage Indians attacking white settlers represents only one side of a very complicated picture. In fact sympathetic portrayals of Native Americans stood alongside those of hostile Indians in the silent films of D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, and flourished during the early 1930s with Hollywood's cycle of pro-Indian... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 182.00
As evidenced in interviews included in this volume, many African American filmmakers consider themselves artists first, their ethnicity being only part of what influences their work. This is the first book by an African American on contemporary African American filmmakers. Here directors and producers speak for themselves, posing challenges to current... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; Not Available
Exploring gender, race, nation and narration, this groundbreaking study isolates how mainstream cinema works to bestow value upon certain lives and specific socio-cultural identities in a hierarchical and partisan way. Dedicated to the popular, to the political and ethical implications of mass cultures themes and imperatives, this book takes... 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...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 15.95
This engaging, deeply researched study provides the richest and most nuanced picture we have to date of cinema?both movies and movie-going?in the early 1910s. At the same time, it makes clear the profound relationship between early cinema and the construction of a national identity in this important transitional period in the United States. Richard... 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This book traces the effects of the feminist and civil rights movements in the construction of Hollywood action heroes. Starting in the late 1980s, action blockbusters regularly have featured masculine figures who choose love and community over the path of the stoic loner committed solely to duty. The American heroic quest of the past 25 years increasingly... more...