Weimar cinema : an essential guide to classic films of the era /

Taken as a whole, the sixteen remarkable films discussed in this provocative new volume of essays represent the brilliant creativity that flourished in the name of German cinema between the wars. Encompassing early gangster pictures and science fiction, avant-garde and fantasy films, sexual intrigue...

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Other Authors: Isenberg, Noah William.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Series:Film and culture.
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Summary:Taken as a whole, the sixteen remarkable films discussed in this provocative new volume of essays represent the brilliant creativity that flourished in the name of German cinema between the wars. Encompassing early gangster pictures and science fiction, avant-garde and fantasy films, sexual intrigues and love stories, the classics of silent cinema and Germany's first talkies, each chapter illuminates, among other things: the technological advancements of a given film, its detailed production history, its critical reception over time, and the place it occupies within the larger history.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 360 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography: pages 331-339.
ISBN:0231503857
9780231503853
1280597984
9781280597985