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Weimar cinema : an essential guide to classic films of the era

Author: Noah William Isenberg
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Series: Film and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah William Isenberg
ISBN: 9780231130547 0231130546 9780231130554 0231130554 9780231503853 0231503857
OCLC Number: 353982605
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2017
Description: viii, 360 pages : illustrations
Contents: Suggestion, hypnosis, and crime : Robert Wiene's The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) / Stefan Andriopoulos --
Of monsters and magicians : Paul Wegener's The golem : how he came into the world (1920) / Noah Isenberg --
Movies, money, and mystique : Joe May's early Weimar blockbuster, The Indian tomb (1921) / Christian Rogowski --
No end to Nosferatu (1922) / Thomas Elsaesser --
Fritz Lang's Dr. Mabuse, the gambler (1922) : grand enunciator of the Weimar era / Tom Gunning --
Who gets the last laugh? : old age and generational change in F.W. Murnau's The last laugh (1924) / Sabine Hake --
Inflation and devaluation : gender, space, and economics in G.W. Pabst's The joyless street (1925) / Sara F. Hall --
Tradition as intellectual montage : F.W. Murnau's Faust (1926) / Matt Erlin --
Metropolis (1927) : city, cinema, modernity / Anton Kaes --
Berlin, symphony of a great city (1927) : city, image, sound / Nora M. Alter --
Surface sheen and charged bodies : Louise Brooks as Lulu in Pandora's box (1929) / Margaret McCarthy --
The bearable lightness of being : People on Sunday (1930) / Lutz Koepnick --
National cinemas/international film culture : The blue Angel (1930) in multiple language versions / Patrice Petro --
Coming out of the uniform : political and sexual emancipation in Leontine Sagan's Mädchen in uniform (1931) / Richard W. McCormick --
Fritz Lang's M (1931) : an open case / Todd Herzog --
Whose revolution? The subject of Kuhle Wampe (1932) / Marc Silberman.
Series Title: Film and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Noah Isenberg.
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Weimar Cinema is the volume on this fascinating era of international film history. -- Gerd Gemunden Bookforum A super collection of essays about sixteen dynamite flicks. 944 Los Angeles This superb Read more...

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