Napoli / New York / Hollywood : film between Italy and the United States (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Napoli / New York / Hollywood : film between Italy and the United States

Author: Giuliana Muscio
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2019.
Series: Critical studies in Italian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La 4e de couverture indique : "Napoli/New York/Hollywood is an absorbing investigation of the significant impact that Italian immigrant actors, musicians, and directors--and the southern Italian stage traditions they embodied--have had on the history of Hollywood cinema and American media, from 1895 to the present day. In a unique exploration of the transnational communication between American and Italian film  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giuliana Muscio
ISBN: 9780823279388 0823279383
OCLC Number: 1130227880
Awards: Winner of Choice: Outstanding Academic Title 2019
Description: 1 v. (V-360 p.) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction 11. Italian Performers in American Silent Cinema 212. Aristocrats, Acrobats, Latin Lovers, and Waiters: Italians in American Silent Cinema 703. A Filmic Grand Tour: American Silent Films "Made in Italy" 1004. American Cinema in Italian: The Formation of Italian American Culture 1575. Italian Actors in Classical Hollywood Cinema 2096. Transnational Neorealism: Toward an Italian American Film Hegemony 253Acknowledgments 297Notes 301Index 349
Series Title: Critical studies in Italian America.
Responsibility: Giuliana Muscio.

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Napoli/New York/Hollywood investigates the work of Italian immigrant performers and the impact of the traditions of the Italian stage within the history of Hollywood cinema and of American media  Read more...

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