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British Film Institute film classics

Author: Rob White; Edward Buscombe
Publisher: London ; New York : BFI/Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003.
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Available in two volumes, these essays from the prestigious collection of the BFI capture the thoughts of some of the twentieth century's preeminent critics, novelists, filmmakers and academics on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob White; Edward Buscombe
ISBN: 1579583288 9781579583286
OCLC Number: 47119062
Description: 2 volumes (ix, 1247 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Das cabinet des Dr. Caligari / David Robinson ; Greed / Jonathan Rosenbaum ; Napoléon / Nelly Kaplan ; Sunrise--a song of two humans / Lucy Fischer ; Blackmail / Tom Ryall ; L'Âge d'or / Paul Hammond ; M / Anton Kaes ; Boudu saved from drowning (Boudu sauvé des eaux) / Richard Boston ; 42nd Street / J. Hoberman ; Queen Christina / Marcia Landy & Amy Villarejo ; It's a gift / Simon Louvish ; L'Atalante / Marina Warner ; Bride of Frankenstein / Alberto Manguel ; Things to come / Christopher Frayling ; Pépé Le Moko / Ginette Vincendeau ; Olympia / Taylor Downing ; Stagecoach / Edward Buscombe ; The Wizard of Oz / Salman Rushdie ; Citizen Kane / Laura Mulvey ; The magnificent Ambersons / V.F. Perkins ; The Palm Beach story / John Pym ; Went the day well? / Penelope Houston ; Cat people / Kim Newman ; "Fires were started ..." / Brian Winston ; The life and death of Colonel Blimp / A.L. Kennedy --
v. 2. Double indemnity / Richard Schickel ; Meet me in St. Louis / Gerald Kaufman ; Brief encounter / Richard Dyer ; Les enfants du paradis / Jill Forbes ; The big sleep / David Thomson ; The ghost and Mrs. Muir / Frieda Grafe ; Odd man out / Dai Vaughan ; Gun crazy / Jim Kitses ; In a lonely place / Dana Polan ; Singin' in the rain / Peter Wollen ; High noon / Phillip Drummond ; Shane / Edward Countryman & Evonne von Heussen-Countryman ; The big heat / Colin McArthur ; The seventh seal (Det sjunde inseglet) / Melvyn Bragg ; Wild strawberries (Smultronstället) / Philip & Kersti French ; L'avventura / Geoffrey Nowell-Smith ; Rocco and his brothers (Rocco e i suoi fratelli) / Sam Rohdie ; Lolita / Richard Corliss ; An actor's revenge (Yukinojo henge) / Ian Breakwell ; The birds / Camille Paglia ; Performance / Colin MacCabe ; La nuit Américaine (Day for night) / Roger Crittenden ; Chinatown / Michael Eaton ; Taxi driver / Amy Taubin ; Annie Hall / Peter Cowie.
Other Titles: Film classics
Responsibility: series editors, Edward Buscombe & Rob White.

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"The stature of films and writers makes this work valuable.... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and higher."-"Choice, June 2003 "Academic and research libraries that are not purchasing the Read more...

 
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