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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
This book is essentially a filmography interlaced with a complex biographical account of Marilyn Monroe's life and loves throughout her career. A lengthy introduction explains her traumatic early life and mysterious, unexpected, much talked about death. Behind the scenes information, cast and crew lists, box office grosses and photographs (about... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50
Was it an omen? Richard Nixon and the film industry arrived in Southern California in the same year, 1913. As Mark Feeney relates in this unusual and unusually absorbing book, Nixon and the movies have shared a long and complex history. Some of that history?the president's multiple screenings of Patton before and during the invasion of Cambodia,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.95
A sparkling collection of interviews with African American directors and producers. Bringing together more than thirty candid conversations with filmmakers and producers such as Spike Lee, Gordon Parks, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, and Robert Townsend, Why We Make Movies delivers a cultural celebration with the tips of a film-school master class.... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50
Bevolkingseconomie gaat over het leven van het individu. Kwesties als: de optimale leeftijd om kinderen te krijgen, carričreplanning, het huwelijk en de scheiding zijn vragen waar elk individu over moet beslissen. Al deze besluiten worden beďnvloed door de economische situatie, maar hebben ook economische gevolgen. Daarom draagt de economie van de... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
Many of the 20th century's most celebrated fictional sleuths appeared in Hollywood movie mystery series of the forties. This volume focuses on 19 series (146 films): The Saint, The Lone Wolf, Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, Nick Carter, Michael Shayne, Ellery Queen, Boston Blackie, The Falcon, Mr. District Attorney, Wally Benton, Crime Doctor, The... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 65.00
One of the most versatile Hollywood filmmmakers, Robert Wise had a number of renowned films under his directorial belt, including The Day The Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Nonetheless, Wise remains a rarely studied Hollywood figure--while many filmgoers know and love his films, few recognize... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Although revered as one of the world?s great filmmakers, the Indian director Satyajit Ray is described either in narrowly nationalistic terms or as an artist whose critique of modernity is largely derived from European ideas. Rarely is he seen as an influential modernist in his own right whose contributions to world cinema remain unsurpassed. In this... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95
Crime movies inhabit dark and desperate worlds, yet they account for many of Hollywood?s most triumphant successes. In full acknowledgement of this achievement, 'Crime Wave' offers an authoritative and informative, stimulating and entertaining guide to the crime movie phenomenon, from its early days to the present, charting its history and celebrating... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
The true story of the American West on film, through its shooting stars and the directors who shot them?Howard Hughes explores the Western, running from John Ford?s 'Stagecoach' to the revisionary 'Tombstone'. Writing with panache and fresh insight, he explores 27 key films, and draws on production notes, cast and crew biographies, and the films?... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.99
Howard Hughes has written a well-researched, detailed, no-nonsense and above all enthusiastic guide to twenty of the best Italian Westerns from 'A Fistful of Dollars' to 'My name is Nobody'. He has aimed for the heart, and unlike the bad guy in 'Fistful' he has hit it.'- Christopher Frayling more...