Between Two Worlds : the Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933.

Jews have been well represented in the cinema industry from the beginning of the film era: behind the screen, as producers, distributors, directors, script-writers, composers, set designers; and on the screen, as Jewish actors and as named Jewish characters in the film''s plot. Some of the...

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Main Author: Prawer, S. S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2005.
Series:Film Europa.
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Summary:Jews have been well represented in the cinema industry from the beginning of the film era: behind the screen, as producers, distributors, directors, script-writers, composers, set designers; and on the screen, as Jewish actors and as named Jewish characters in the film''s plot. Some of these characters are fictional; others, ranging from Rabbi Loew of Prague to Ferdinand Lassalle and Alfred Dreyfus, have a historic original. This book examines how a variety of German and Austrian films treat aspects of Jewish life, at home and in the synagogue, and Jewish interaction with fellow Jews in diffe.
Physical Description:1 online resource (240 pages).
ISBN:9781782387916
1782387919