Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

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9780813192390: Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane
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""Smyth...takes a unique approach, uniting the study of popular and academic historical writing, historical fiction, and screenwriting, to provide a rich context for the movie industry's commitment to American history while investigating the rarely discussed production records and scripts from studio archives." --University of Kentucky News" --

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.".".This is an excellent book. It serves as an important challenge to traditional readings of classical Hollywood, to traditional understanding of American historiography, and to those theories of 'film and history' that are rapidly becoming traditionalized."--Nicholas Witham, Screening the Past" --

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Smyth, J.E.
Editorial: The University Press of Kentucky (2009)
ISBN 10: 0813192390 ISBN 13: 9780813192390
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Descripción The University Press of Kentucky, 2009. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. New softcover. B&W Photographs. J. E. Smyth dramatically departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history. By looking at production records, scripts, and contemporary reviews, Smyth argues that certain classical Hollywood filmmakers were actively engaged in a self-conscious and often critical filmic writing of national history. Her volume is a major reassessment of American historiography and cinematic historians from the advent of sound to the beginning of wartime film production in 1942. Focusing on key films such as Cimarron (1931) , The Public Enemy (1931) , Scarface (1932) , Ramona (1936) , A Star Is Born (1937) , Jezebel (1938) , Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) , Gone with the Wind (1939) , Stagecoach (1939) , and Citizen Kane (1941) , Smyth explores historical cinema's connections to popular and academic historigraphy, historical fiction, and journalism, providing a rich context for the industry's commitment to American history. Rather than emphasizing the divide between American historical cinema and historical writing, Smyth explores the continuities between Hollywood films and history written during the first four decades of the twentieth century, from Carl Becker's famous "Everyman His Own Historian" to Howard Hughes's Scarface to Margaret Mitchell and David O. Selznick's Gone with the Wind. Hollywood's popular and often controversial cycle of historical films from 1931 to 1942 confronted issues as diverse as frontier racism and women's experiences in the nineteenth-century South, the decline of American society following the First World War, the rise of Al Capone, and the tragic history of Hollywood's silent era. Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds. Nº de ref. de la librería 41756

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Descripción The University Press of Kentucky, United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 231 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reconstructing American Historical Cinema is a reassessment of American historiography and cinematic historians from the advent of sound to the beginning of wartime film production in 1942. J. E. Smyth dramatically departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history, arguing that certain Hollywood filmmakers were actively engaged in a self-conscious and often critical filmic writing of national history. Rather than emphasizing the divide between historical cinema and writing, Smyth explores the continuities between Hollywood films and history during the first four decades of the twentieth century, from Carl Becker s Everyman His Own Historian to Howard Hughes Scarface to Margaret Mitchell and David O. Selznick s Gone with the Wind . Nº de ref. de la librería AAN9780813192390

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Descripción The University Press of Kentucky, United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 231 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reconstructing American Historical Cinema is a reassessment of American historiography and cinematic historians from the advent of sound to the beginning of wartime film production in 1942. J. E. Smyth dramatically departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history, arguing that certain Hollywood filmmakers were actively engaged in a self-conscious and often critical filmic writing of national history. Rather than emphasizing the divide between historical cinema and writing, Smyth explores the continuities between Hollywood films and history during the first four decades of the twentieth century, from Carl Becker s Everyman His Own Historian to Howard Hughes Scarface to Margaret Mitchell and David O. Selznick s Gone with the Wind . Nº de ref. de la librería AAN9780813192390

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Descripción The University Press of Kentucky. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From "Cimarron" to "Citizen Kane", J. E. Smyth, "Reconstructing American Historical Cinema" is a reassessment of American historiography and cinematic historians from the advent of sound to the beginning of wartime film production in 1942. J. E. Smyth dramatically departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history, arguing that certain Hollywood filmmakers were actively engaged in a self-conscious and often critical filmic writing of national history. Rather than emphasizing the divide between historical cinema and writing, Smyth explores the continuities between Hollywood films and history during the first four decades of the twentieth century, from Carl Becker's "Everyman His Own Historian" to Howard Hughes' "Scarface to Margaret Mitchell" and David O. Selznick's "Gone with the Wind". Nº de ref. de la librería B9780813192390

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