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Fifty key American films, edited by John White and Sabine Haenni

Label
Fifty key American films
Title
Fifty key American films
Statement of responsibility
edited by John White and Sabine Haenni
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An analysis of 50 famous films to provide an appreciation of US cinema over the last 100 years.J
  • "Fifty Key American Films explores and contextualises some of the most important films ever made in the United States. With case studies from the early years of cinema to the present day, this comprehensive Key Guide provides accessible analyses from a range of theoretical perspectives." "This chronologically ordered volume includes coverage of: Citizen Kane, Casablanca, Psycho, Taxi Driver, Blade Runner, and Pulp Fiction." "Amongst a raft of well-known films, the work of some of America's best known directors, such as Lynch, Scorsese, Coppola and Scott, is discussed. This book is essential reading for students of film, and will be of interest to anyone seeking to explore the impact of American cinema."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.430973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
F54 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, John
  • Haenni, Sabine
Series statement
Routledge key guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Film
  • USA
Label
Fifty key American films, edited by John White and Sabine Haenni
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth of a nation (1915) / Sabine Haenni -- Sherlock Jr (1924) / Jennifer Peterson -- Sunrise (1927) / Sabine Haenni -- The wild party (1929) / Nick Davis -- Applause (1929) / Paul Young -- Scarface (1932) / Sabine Haenni -- Freaks (1932) / Jennifer Peterson -- Gold diggers of 1933 (1933) / Neil Sinyard -- It happened one night (1934) / Neil Sinyard -- Modern times (1936) / Elliot Shapiro -- Gone with the wind (1939) / Neil Sinyard -- Stagecoach (1939) / Dave Allen -- His girl Friday (1940) / Elliot Shapiro -- Citizen Kane (1941) / Robert Shail -- Cat people (1942) / Simon Ward -- Casablanca (1942) / John White -- Double indemnity (1944) / Oliver Gaycken -- Mildred Pierce (1945) / Sarah Barrow -- Gun crazy (1949) / John White -- Singin' in the rain (1952) / Elliot Shapiro -- On the waterfront (1954) / John White -- Rebel without a cause (1955) / Sabine Haenni -- The searchers (1956) / John White -- Invasion of the bodysnatchers (1956) / Lincoln Geraghty -- Psycho (1960) / John White -- The misfits (1961) / Nigel Wheale -- West side story (1961) / Sabine Haenni -- Bonnie and Clyde (1967) / Sarah Barrow -- Night of the living dead (1968) / Adam Lowenstein -- The wild bunch (1969) / Sabine Haenni -- Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song (1971) / Paula J. Massood -- The godfather (1972) / Sabine Haenni -- Chinatown (1974) / Elliot Shapiro -- Taxi driver (1976) / John White -- Killer of sheep (1977) / Keith M. Harris -- Star wars (1977) / Paul Young -- Apocalypse now (1979) / John White -- Blade runner (1982) / Nigel Wheale -- Blue velvet (1982) / Jennifer Peterson -- Aliens (1986) / Freddie Gaffney -- sex, lies, and videotape (1989) / Sarah Casey Benyahia -- Do the right thing (1989) / Michael B. Gillespie -- Thelma and Louise (1991) / Jean Welsh -- Daughters of the dust (1991) / Terri Francis -- Short cuts (1993) / Sabine Haenni -- Pulp fiction (1994) / Sarah Casey Benyahia -- Dead man (1995) / Lynda Townsend -- Se7en (1995) / John White -- The incredibles (2004) / Nick Davis -- Brokeback mountain (2005) / Nick Davis
Control code
244177301
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780415772976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008036517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)244177301
Label
Fifty key American films, edited by John White and Sabine Haenni
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth of a nation (1915) / Sabine Haenni -- Sherlock Jr (1924) / Jennifer Peterson -- Sunrise (1927) / Sabine Haenni -- The wild party (1929) / Nick Davis -- Applause (1929) / Paul Young -- Scarface (1932) / Sabine Haenni -- Freaks (1932) / Jennifer Peterson -- Gold diggers of 1933 (1933) / Neil Sinyard -- It happened one night (1934) / Neil Sinyard -- Modern times (1936) / Elliot Shapiro -- Gone with the wind (1939) / Neil Sinyard -- Stagecoach (1939) / Dave Allen -- His girl Friday (1940) / Elliot Shapiro -- Citizen Kane (1941) / Robert Shail -- Cat people (1942) / Simon Ward -- Casablanca (1942) / John White -- Double indemnity (1944) / Oliver Gaycken -- Mildred Pierce (1945) / Sarah Barrow -- Gun crazy (1949) / John White -- Singin' in the rain (1952) / Elliot Shapiro -- On the waterfront (1954) / John White -- Rebel without a cause (1955) / Sabine Haenni -- The searchers (1956) / John White -- Invasion of the bodysnatchers (1956) / Lincoln Geraghty -- Psycho (1960) / John White -- The misfits (1961) / Nigel Wheale -- West side story (1961) / Sabine Haenni -- Bonnie and Clyde (1967) / Sarah Barrow -- Night of the living dead (1968) / Adam Lowenstein -- The wild bunch (1969) / Sabine Haenni -- Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song (1971) / Paula J. Massood -- The godfather (1972) / Sabine Haenni -- Chinatown (1974) / Elliot Shapiro -- Taxi driver (1976) / John White -- Killer of sheep (1977) / Keith M. Harris -- Star wars (1977) / Paul Young -- Apocalypse now (1979) / John White -- Blade runner (1982) / Nigel Wheale -- Blue velvet (1982) / Jennifer Peterson -- Aliens (1986) / Freddie Gaffney -- sex, lies, and videotape (1989) / Sarah Casey Benyahia -- Do the right thing (1989) / Michael B. Gillespie -- Thelma and Louise (1991) / Jean Welsh -- Daughters of the dust (1991) / Terri Francis -- Short cuts (1993) / Sabine Haenni -- Pulp fiction (1994) / Sarah Casey Benyahia -- Dead man (1995) / Lynda Townsend -- Se7en (1995) / John White -- The incredibles (2004) / Nick Davis -- Brokeback mountain (2005) / Nick Davis
Control code
244177301
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780415772976
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008036517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)244177301

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