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The Resource The Imperial screen : Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945, Peter B. High

The Imperial screen : Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945, Peter B. High

Label
The Imperial screen : Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945
Title
The Imperial screen
Title remainder
Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945
Statement of responsibility
Peter B. High
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
High, Peter B
Dewey number
791.43/0952/09043
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2924
LC item number
.H4713 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Wisconsin studies in film
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Culture in motion pictures
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
Label
The Imperial screen : Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945, Peter B. High
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-571) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Into a Valley of Darkness -- A Brief Season of Pacifism -- Censorship a la 1930 -- Militarism and the Youth Culture -- Phantom "Events" and Psychic Holograms: Media in the Thirties -- The Manchurian Incident as Media Event -- Step Two: The "Crisis-Time" Japan Mood -- 2. The Unsatisfactory Mirror -- A Matter of Patriotism and Profit -- Regulating National Life and Controlling the Producers of Culture -- The Critics and Thought Control -- The Film Law -- The Foreign Film "Menace" -- The Kondankai System in Practice -- The Faith of the Reform Bureaucrats -- 3. The Glory Days of the Kulturfilm -- News Films and the Outbreak of the "China Incident" -- Feature-Length Documentaries in the First Year of the China Incident -- The "Kamei Fumio Case" -- Issues Raised by Other Toho Military Documentaries -- Hopes for Culture Film Inspired by the Film Law -- The Makers of Culture Film -- "Pure" Science and the Screen of "Ambiguity" -- The "Propaganda Problem" -- And, Finally, a "Reality Problem" -- 4. The Film Industry in the China Incident -- A Conflict of Egos -- Flickers of Resistance in Jidaigeki -- The Fates of Three Directors -- A Troubled Era of Greatness: Gendaigeki -- "Fooling" the Censors -- Filmworld Individuals in the China Incident -- 5. War Dramas in the China Incident -- A "Treason" of Film Companies -- Five Scouts: The Beast with Many Bodies -- Tasaka and the Rejection of History -- Mud and Soldiers and Legend of Tank Commander Nishizumi -- The Issue of "Humanism" in a War Film -- 6. "The Time for Rationality Is at an End" -- The Rise of the Spiritist Film: Sawamura Tsutomu and Kumagai Hisatora -- Kumagai Hisatora's The Abe Clan -- The Naval Brigade at Shanghai -- A Story of Leadership -- Other Spiritist Films -- Spiritist Women and Women of Spirit -- Sky Above, Death Below -- 7. China Dreams -- "Intractable Footage" and the Anxiety of Vastness -- Invitations to a "Royal Paradise" -- Ri Koran -- Depicting the Chinese -- 8. On the Eve of a New War -- 1940: "Luxury Is the Enemy!" -- Shortening the Leash on the Film Industry -- Life Inside the "ABCD Encirclement" -- The Bizarre Case of You and Me -- "Not One Foot of Raw Film Stock to Spare!" -- 9. Repression and Internalization of Control -- No Regrets for Whose Youth? -- Iwasaki Akira Goes into the "Pig Box" -- Dancing in a Circle of Spearmen -- 10. The First Year of the Pacific War -- The Japanese Film World: "In the Light of a Perfectly Clear Situation" -- Films in the Season of Victory: 1942 -- Imaging an Alien World -- "A Lot Easier Than in China!": Malay War Record and Burma War Record -- Early Pacific War Drama Films -- "In the End, We All Became Servants of National Policy" -- 11. The New Spiritism -- "A Progress of Souls" -- The Travails of Making a Combat Spectacular -- The Return of Spiritism in Film -- The Novice -- The Trainee -- The Initiate -- The Warrior and His Sacred Mission -- Fulfillment in Extinction -- Militarist Mothers -- The Demoted Hero of the Pure Combat Film -- The Yasukuni Doctrine -- "There Can Be No Improvement in Production without Improvement in Character" -- 12. Trends in the Middle Phase -- Hate the Enemy: A New Role for the History Film -- "Liberation" and "Antiliberation" Film -- Spy Films -- Tales of Jungle Combat -- 13. The Late War Period -- Closing the Lid of an "Iron Coffin" -- In the Wake of the Decisive War Emergency Measures -- The Fate of the Culture Film -- The Fate of the Cartoon Film -- Twilight of the Film Critics -- 14. In the Shadow of Defeat -- Raising the Divine Wind -- The Firestorm Descends -- Spiritual Countermeasures -- Scorched Earth -- His Majesty's Voice -- The Occupiers Arrive -- English Source Bibliography -- Japanese Source Bibliography
Control code
50091678
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 586 pages
Isbn
9780299181345
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002010191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Imperial screen : Japanese film culture in the Fifteen years' war, 1931-1945, Peter B. High
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-571) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Into a Valley of Darkness -- A Brief Season of Pacifism -- Censorship a la 1930 -- Militarism and the Youth Culture -- Phantom "Events" and Psychic Holograms: Media in the Thirties -- The Manchurian Incident as Media Event -- Step Two: The "Crisis-Time" Japan Mood -- 2. The Unsatisfactory Mirror -- A Matter of Patriotism and Profit -- Regulating National Life and Controlling the Producers of Culture -- The Critics and Thought Control -- The Film Law -- The Foreign Film "Menace" -- The Kondankai System in Practice -- The Faith of the Reform Bureaucrats -- 3. The Glory Days of the Kulturfilm -- News Films and the Outbreak of the "China Incident" -- Feature-Length Documentaries in the First Year of the China Incident -- The "Kamei Fumio Case" -- Issues Raised by Other Toho Military Documentaries -- Hopes for Culture Film Inspired by the Film Law -- The Makers of Culture Film -- "Pure" Science and the Screen of "Ambiguity" -- The "Propaganda Problem" -- And, Finally, a "Reality Problem" -- 4. The Film Industry in the China Incident -- A Conflict of Egos -- Flickers of Resistance in Jidaigeki -- The Fates of Three Directors -- A Troubled Era of Greatness: Gendaigeki -- "Fooling" the Censors -- Filmworld Individuals in the China Incident -- 5. War Dramas in the China Incident -- A "Treason" of Film Companies -- Five Scouts: The Beast with Many Bodies -- Tasaka and the Rejection of History -- Mud and Soldiers and Legend of Tank Commander Nishizumi -- The Issue of "Humanism" in a War Film -- 6. "The Time for Rationality Is at an End" -- The Rise of the Spiritist Film: Sawamura Tsutomu and Kumagai Hisatora -- Kumagai Hisatora's The Abe Clan -- The Naval Brigade at Shanghai -- A Story of Leadership -- Other Spiritist Films -- Spiritist Women and Women of Spirit -- Sky Above, Death Below -- 7. China Dreams -- "Intractable Footage" and the Anxiety of Vastness -- Invitations to a "Royal Paradise" -- Ri Koran -- Depicting the Chinese -- 8. On the Eve of a New War -- 1940: "Luxury Is the Enemy!" -- Shortening the Leash on the Film Industry -- Life Inside the "ABCD Encirclement" -- The Bizarre Case of You and Me -- "Not One Foot of Raw Film Stock to Spare!" -- 9. Repression and Internalization of Control -- No Regrets for Whose Youth? -- Iwasaki Akira Goes into the "Pig Box" -- Dancing in a Circle of Spearmen -- 10. The First Year of the Pacific War -- The Japanese Film World: "In the Light of a Perfectly Clear Situation" -- Films in the Season of Victory: 1942 -- Imaging an Alien World -- "A Lot Easier Than in China!": Malay War Record and Burma War Record -- Early Pacific War Drama Films -- "In the End, We All Became Servants of National Policy" -- 11. The New Spiritism -- "A Progress of Souls" -- The Travails of Making a Combat Spectacular -- The Return of Spiritism in Film -- The Novice -- The Trainee -- The Initiate -- The Warrior and His Sacred Mission -- Fulfillment in Extinction -- Militarist Mothers -- The Demoted Hero of the Pure Combat Film -- The Yasukuni Doctrine -- "There Can Be No Improvement in Production without Improvement in Character" -- 12. Trends in the Middle Phase -- Hate the Enemy: A New Role for the History Film -- "Liberation" and "Antiliberation" Film -- Spy Films -- Tales of Jungle Combat -- 13. The Late War Period -- Closing the Lid of an "Iron Coffin" -- In the Wake of the Decisive War Emergency Measures -- The Fate of the Culture Film -- The Fate of the Cartoon Film -- Twilight of the Film Critics -- 14. In the Shadow of Defeat -- Raising the Divine Wind -- The Firestorm Descends -- Spiritual Countermeasures -- Scorched Earth -- His Majesty's Voice -- The Occupiers Arrive -- English Source Bibliography -- Japanese Source Bibliography
Control code
50091678
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 586 pages
Isbn
9780299181345
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002010191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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