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The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

Louis Bayman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748656424
eISBN:
9781474400947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656424.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After the war audiences filled Italian cinemas to watch films of passion and pathos. Highly emotional and consciously theatrical, these melodramas posed moral questions with stylish flair, and ... More

Palestinian CinemaLandscape, Trauma and Memory

Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite the Palestinian society's serious concern with its historical memory, the notion that the post 1948 Palestinian historical narrative has thus far not been told in its entirety, or, at least, ... More

Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema

Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema

Phil Powrie and Eric Rebillard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621972
eISBN:
9780748651191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621972.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a major study of a French silent cinema star. It focuses on Pierre Batcheff, a prominent popular cinema star in the 1920s, the French Valentino, best-known to modern audiences for his ... More

Post-beur CinemaMaghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Will Higbee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the early 1980s and the arrival of Beur cinema filmmakers of Maghrebi origin have made a key contribution French cinema's representation of issues such as immigration, integration and national ... More

Post-Classical HollywoodFilm Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Barry Langford

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At the end of World War II, Hollywood basked in unprecedented prosperity. Since then, numerous challenges and crises have changed the American film industry in ways beyond imagination in 1945. ... More

The Quiz Show

The Quiz Show

Su Holmes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The quiz show has often been marginalised in studies of popular television. This book seeks to redress this neglect, while revisiting, updating and expanding on existing scholarship. Moving across ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Matthew Carter and Andrew Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

New essays on the life and work of veteran Hollywood filmmaker Delmer Daves. From Destination Tokyo (1943) to The Battle of Villa Fiorita (1965), among many other titles, few filmmakers created as ... More

Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Jeff Jaeckle and Sarah Kozloff (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Building on existing biographies and published screenplays, this book assesses Preston Sturges’s entire career, paying particular attention to four areas: contexts (genre, studio, authorship), ... More

The Return of the Epic Film

The Return of the Epic Film

Andrew Elliott (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684021
eISBN:
9780748697069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684021.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the success of Gladiator, both critics and scholars enthusiastically announced the return of a genre which had lain dormant for thirty years. However, this return raises important new questions ... More

The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Gillian Doyle, Philip Schlesinger, Raymond Boyle, and Lisa Kelly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A unique The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council provides a unique study of the making of film policy in the UK set in its political, economic and international contexts. The UK Film Council was ... More

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