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The films of Tod Browning

Author: Bernd Herzogenrath
Publisher: London : Black Dog Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Known as the 'Edgar Allen Poe of cinema', Tod Browning is truly the dark master of filmmaking. This book pays tribute to Browning's cinematic legacy. It serves as an academic text on Tod Browning's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Werkverzeichnis
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Films of Tod Browning.
London: Black Dog Pub. c2006
(OCoLC)607770399
Named Person: Tod Browning; Tod Browning; Tod Browning
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Herzogenrath
ISBN: 190477251X 9781904772514 9781519047724 151904772X
OCLC Number: 72441157
Description: 238 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The films of Tod Browning : an overview long past / Vivian Sobchack --
Tod Browning and the slapstick genre / Boris Henry --
Staging deception : theatrical illusionism in Browning's films of the 1920s / Matthew Solomon --
The spectator's spectacle : Tod Browning's theatre / Stefanie Diekmann, Ekkehard Knörer --
Double identity : presence and absence in the films of Tod Browning / Alec Charles --
Body dreams : Lon Chaney and Tod Browning, thesaurus anatomicus / Nicole Brenez --
Between silence and sound : ventriloquism and the advent of the voice in The unholy tree / Robin Blyn --
White bo(d)y in wonderland : cultural alterity and sexual desire in Where East is East / Stefan Brandt --
Speaking with eyes : Tod Browning's Dracula and its phantom camera / Elisabeth Bronfen --
Tod Browning's thematic continuity and stylisitic development in Iron Man / Leger Grindon --
The monstrous body/politic of Freaks / Bernd Herzogenrath --
Mark of the vampire / Matthew Sweney.
Responsibility: edited by Bernd Herzogenrath.

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