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  • The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coachingby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 69.99

    The collective wisdom in this original book mines the illustrative value of cinema, offering therapists and life coaches access to ideas that can motivate and enlighten clients. more...

  • Musik im Radioby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Dieses Buch behandelt die marktstrategische Konzeption von Musikformaten im Radio. Es stellt gleichermaßen einen wissenschaftlichen Einblick in die Materie als auch ein praxisnahes Nachschlagewerk für Musikredakteure und Programmverantwortliche beim Radio dar. Die einschlägigen Autorinnen und Autoren wurden aus der Wissenschaft und der Radiopraxis... more...

  • Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and Iby Michele Aaron

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 119.99

    Death and the Moving Image provides the first in-depth study of the representation of death and dying in mainstream Western cinema from its earliest to its latest renditions. It explores the impact of gender, race, nation and narration upon death's dramatics on-screen and isolates how mainstream cinema works to bestow value upon certain lives,... 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...

  • Irwin Allen Television Productions, 1964-1970by Jon Abbott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Before establishing himself as the "master of disaster" with the 1970s films The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno, Irwin Allen created four of television's most exciting and enduring science-fiction series: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel and Land of the Giants. These 1960s series were full of... 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...