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Rubble films : German cinema in the shadow of the Third Reich

Author: Robert R Shandley
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, ©2001.
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Analysing German cinema in the immediate postwar era, this book examines its relationship to Allied occupation, sheds light on a significant moment of German cultural rebirth, and adds a dimension to the study of the history of film.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Shandley
ISBN: 1566398770 9781566398770 1566398789 9781566398787 9781592138067 1592138063
OCLC Number: 45263920
Description: x, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dismantling the dream factory : the film industry in berubbled Germany --
Coming home through rubble canyons : The murderers are among us and generic convention --
It's a wonderful Reich : private innocence and public guilt --
The sword that smote you : Jewish filmmakers and the visual reconstruction of Jews in German film --
The trouble with rubble : DEFA's social problem films --
Comedic redemption and the end of rubble film discourse --
Conclusion : the vanishing rubble rilm in postwar historiography.
Responsibility: Robert R. Shandley.


Reveals how Germany rebuilt itself culturally. This book is a close look at German cinema in the immediate postwar era, and a careful examination of its relationship to Allied occupation. It reveals  Read more...


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"[Rubble Films] will certainly come to stand as an important book on an unwritten chapter in the history of postwar German cinema.... [I]t also contributes to the specific analysis of culture as an Read more...

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