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  1. Independent Stardom
    Runner-up, Richard Wall Memorial Award, Theatre Library Association, 2016During the heyday of Hollywood’s studio system, stars were carefully cultivated and promoted, but at the price of their independence. This familiar... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2015
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. The Classical Mexican Cinema
    From the mid-1930s to the late 1950s, Mexican cinema became the most successful Latin American cinema and the leading Spanish-language film industry in the world. Many Cine de Oro (Golden Age cinema) films adhered to the dominant... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Selling the Silver Bullet
    Originating as a radio series in 1933, the Lone Ranger is a cross-media star who has appeared in comic strips, comic books, adult and juvenile novels, feature films and serials, clothing, games, toys, home furnishings, and many... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2015
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. The Dread of Difference
    "The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. It's rarely on the shelf at my university library, so continuously does it circulate. Now this new edition expands the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  5. Indie, Inc.
    During the 1990s, films such as sex, lies, and videotape, The Crying Game, Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, and Shakespeare in Love earned substantial sums at the box office along with extensive critical acclaim. A disproportionate... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Edna Ferber's Hollywood
    Edna Ferber's Hollywood reveals one of the most influential artistic relationships of the twentieth century—the four-decade partnership between historical novelist Edna Ferber and the Hollywood studios. Ferber was one of America's... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2010
    Paperback | £28.99
  7. Cinema of Solitude
    La crisis, a period of political and economic turmoil in Mexico that began in the late 1960s, spawned a new era in Mexican cinema. Known as el Nuevo Cine (the New Cinema), these films presented alienated characters caught in a... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2009
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Coming Attractions
    Movie trailers—those previews of coming attractions before the start of a feature film—are routinely praised and reviled by moviegoers and film critics alike: "They give away too much of the movie." "They're better than the... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2004
    Paperback | £24.99
  9. Cinema and the Sandinistas
    Following the Sandinista Revolution in 1979, young bohemian artists rushed to the newly formed Nicaraguan national film institute INCINE to contribute to "the recovery of national identity" through the creation of a national film... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2003
    Paperback | £26.99
  10. The Rise of Cable Programming in the United States
    Winner, McGannon Communications Research Award, 2004In 1971, the Sloan Commission on Cable Communications likened the ongoing developments in cable television to the first uses of movable type and the invention of the telephone.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2003
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Latino Images in Film
    The bandido, the harlot, the male buffoon, the female clown, the Latin lover, and the dark lady—these have been the defining, and demeaning, images of Latinos in U.S. cinema for more than a century. In this book, Charles Ramírez... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2002
    Paperback | £21.99
  12. Television Talk
    Winner, A Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic BookFlip through the channels at any hour of the day or night, and a television talk show is almost certainly on. Whether it offers late-night entertainment with David Letterman,... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2002
    Paperback | £34.00
  13. Veni, Vidi, Video
    A funny thing happened on the way to the movies. Instead of heading downtown to a first-run movie palace, or even to a suburban multiplex with the latest high-tech projection capabilities, many people's first stop is now the neighborhood... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2002
    Paperback | £20.99
  14. Hollywood Exile, or How I Learned to Love the Blacklist
    The Hollywood blacklist, which began in the late 1940s and ran well into the 1960s, ended or curtailed the careers of hundreds of people accused of having ties to the Communist Party. Bernard Gordon was one of them. In this highly... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2001
    Paperback | £26.99
  15. Selznick's Vision
    Gone with the Wind has generated interest in every aspect of its production. Yet one crucial aspect has never been fully understood or appreciated—the vital shaping role played by executive producer David O. Selznick. In this... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1997
    Paperback | £28.99
  16. The Unruly Woman
    Unruly women have been making a spectacle of themselves in film and on television from Mae West to Roseanne Arnold. In this groundbreaking work, Kathleen Rowe explores how the unruly woman—often a voluptuous, noisy, joke-making... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Paperback | £24.99
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