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  1. Horror Noire

    Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present

    By Robin R Means Coleman

    From King Kong to Candyman, the boundary-pushing genre of the horror film has always been a site for provocative explorations of race in American popular culture. In Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from 1890's to Present, Robin R. Means Coleman traces the history of notable...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Japanese and Hong Kong Film Industries

    Understanding the Origins of East Asian Film Networks

    By Yau Shuk-ting, Kinnia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Drawing on first-hand materials collected from the Chinese and Japanese literature as well as interviews with more than twenty filmmakers and scholars Kinnia Shuk-ting Yau provides a solid historical account of the complex interactions between Japanese and Hong Kong film industries from the 1930s...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. History of British Film (Volume 2)

    The History of the British Film 1906 - 1914

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of...

    Published June 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. History of British Film (Volume 3)

    The History of the British Film 1914 - 1918

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of...

    Published June 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Movie History: A Survey

    Second Edition

    By Douglas Gomery, Clara Pafort-Overduin

    Covering everything from Edison to Avatar, Gomery and Pafort-Overduin have written the clearest, best organized, and most user-friendly film history textbook on the market. It masterfully distills the major trends and movements of film history, so that the subject can be taught in one semester. And...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Distributing Silent Film Serials

    Local Practices, Changing Forms, Cultural Transformation

    By Rudmer Canjels

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Tracing the international consumption, distribution, and cultural importance of silent film serials in the 1910s and 1920s, Canjels provides an exciting new understanding of the cultural dimension and the cultural transformation and circulation of media forms. Specifically, he demonstrates that the...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Enchanted Screen

    The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films

    By Jack Zipes

    The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author. With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  9. American History Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood and the American Experience

    By W. Bryan Rommel Ruiz

    Whether they prefer blockbusters, historical dramas, or documentaries, people learn much of what they know about history from the movies. In American History Goes to the Movies, W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz shows how popular representations of historic events shape the way audiences understand the history...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Post-War Italian Cinema

    American Intervention, Vatican Interests

    By Daniela Treveri Gennari

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Through a comparative approach of current theories developed on ideology and an analysis of official documents from the Vatican and the United States Department of State, the book investigates the decisive role that American production companies played in the development of the Italian film...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge