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  • Top Secretby

    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...

  • Maskenbildner / Maskenbildnerinby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 16.82

    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...

  • Si ? Viby

    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...

  • Reel Black Talkby LINDA ALLEN; SPENCER MOON

    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...

  • Stephen J. Cannell Television Productionsby Jon Abbott

    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...

  • Cult TV Book, Theby Stacey Abbott

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 24.00

    Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today. Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry,... more...

  • The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin Schoolby Marco Abel

    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...

  • Americanizing the Movies and "Movie-Mad" Audiences, 1910-1914by Richard Abel

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Early Cinemaby Richard Abel

    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...

  • The Sounds of Early Cinemaby Richard Abel; Rick R. Altman

    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...