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More Than a Method

Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance

Edited by Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Frank P. Tomasulo

Insightful, focused case studies of screen performance from diverse directors with a range of contemporary styles and approaches.

Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330791

The Searchers

Essays and Reflections on John Ford’s Classic Western

Edited by Arthur M. Eckstein and Peter Lehman

A series of in-depth examinations of the motion picture many consider to be Hollywood’s finest western film.

Published: February 2004
ISBN: 9780814330562

Framing Hitchcock

Selected Essays from the Hitchcock Annual

Edited by Sidney Gottlieb and Christopher Brookhouse

An engaging look at Alfred Hitchcock’s work from all angles, culled from an authoritative source of Hitchcock film commentary.

Published: September 2002
ISBN: 9780814330616

Peripheral Visions

The Hidden Stages of Weimar Cinema

Edited by Kenneth S. Calhoon

An insightful overview of an important era in cinema.

Published: July 2001
ISBN: 9780814329283

Writing in Light

The Silent Scenario and the Japanese Pure Film Movement

Joanne Bernardi

A new look at an important era of Japanese cinema, featuring translations of key scripts.

Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814329610
Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814340097

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 2

Studies of National Cinemas

Edited by Michael T. Martin

This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.

Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814325865
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814327067

Imitations of Life

A Reader on Film & Television Melodrama

Edited by Marcia Landy

This collection of important essays examines melodrama from a variety of perspectives—chronological, theoretical, international, and feminist.

Published: January 1991
ISBN: 9780814320655

Cinema and History

Marc Ferro
Translated by Naomi Greene

Ferro discusses how film reveals the conscious values of its creators, the dominant ideology of the society in which the film was created, and also unconscious or subverted meanings and values.

Published: July 1988
ISBN: 9780814319055