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Reconstructing American historical cinema : from Cimarron to Citizen Kane

J. E. Smyth 1977-

Pbk ed.. 2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PN 1995.9 .H5 S69 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Reconstructing American historical cinema : from Cimarron to Citizen Kane
  • Author: J. E. Smyth 1977-
  • Description: Introduction : toward a filmic writing of history in classical Hollywood -- Traditional and modern American history -- The new American history : Cimarron, 1931 -- Contemporary history in the Age of Scarface, 1932 -- Resolving westward expansion -- Competing frontiers, 1933-1938 -- The; return of our epic America, 1938-1941 -- Civil War and Reconstruction -- Jezebels and rebels, cavaliers and compromise, 1930-1939 -- The lives and deaths of Abraham Lincoln, 1930-1941 -- Veterans of different wars -- War in the Roaring Twenties, 1932-1939 -- The last of the long hunters, 1938-1941 -- Hollywood history -- Stars born and lost, 1932-1937 -- A Hollywood cavalcade, 1939-1942 -- Conclusion : From Land of Liberty to the decline and fall of Citizen Kane
  • Local Note: acq2010com acq2010his
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky
  • Format: xiii, 447 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780813192390;ISBN 0813192390
  • Subjects: Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism; Motion pictures and history
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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