Nazi cinema as enchantment : the politics of entertainment in the Third Reich (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Nazi cinema as enchantment : the politics of entertainment in the Third Reich

Author: Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, ©2004.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on exhaustive research in German archives, Nazi Cinema as Enchantment examines, in addition to the films themselves, articles from the propaganda ministry's official organ, Der deutsche Film, daily trade sheets such as Licht-Bild-Buhne and Film Kurier, fan magazines such as Filmwelt and Filmwoche, and even studio press packages for individual stars and films. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien
ISBN: 157113283X 9781571132833 1571133348 9781571133342
OCLC Number: 52806075
Description: x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. History, Utopia, and the social construction of happiness --
2. Mapping German identity --
3. The celluloid war --
4. Discontented domesticity --
5. The forbidden desires of everyday life.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien.
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A study of thirteen Nazi-era films that explores how entertainment cinema served everyday fascism.  Read more...

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O'Brien carries the reader into the world of Babelsberg, the German Hollywood, where the reader sees Nazi filmmaking as a form of amusement that carries the Nazi message. * CHOICE * The readings are Read more...

 
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