Film, Television & Visual Culture

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  1. A Splurch in the Kisser

    A Splurch in the Kisser [Hardback]

    Sam Wasson (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780819569158
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    With one of the longest and most controversial careers in Hollywood history, Blake Edwards is a phoenix of movie directors, full of hubris, ambition, and raving comic chutzpah. His rambunctious filmography remains an artistic forc... .... Learn More
  2. It’s the Pictures That Got Small

    It’s the Pictures That Got Small [Paperback]

    Christine Becker (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819568946
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    The interplay between television and film in the 1950s transformed television production and programming, affected the careers of countless film actors, and challenged the traditional mechanisms of the Hollywood star system. In this groundbreaking... .... Learn More
  3. Hollywood Ambitions

    Hollywood Ambitions [Paperback]

    Marsha Orgeron (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819568656
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Working with a varied and untraditional cast of characters-Wyatt Earp, Jack London, Clara Bow, Gertrude Stein, and Ida Lupino-author Marsha Orgeron examines the Hollywood ambitions of a fading western legend, a successful popular author, a poor Br... .... Learn More
  4. The Films of Samuel Fuller

    The Films of Samuel Fuller [Hardback]

    Lisa Dombrowski (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819568663
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    A cigar-chomping storyteller who signaled "Action!" by shooting a gun, Samuel Fuller has been lionized as one of the most distinctive writer/directors ever to emerge from Hollywood. In such films as The Steel Helmet, Pic... .... Learn More
  5. Anthony Mann

    Anthony Mann [Paperback]

    Jeanine Basinger (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819568458
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Director of such often-revived films as Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story, and El Cid, Anthony Mann enjoyed a lasting and important career as one of Hollywood's premier filmmakers. Mann's Westerns, noir pictures, and epics ar... .... Learn More
  6. Physical Evidence

    Physical Evidence [Hardback]

    Kent Jones (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819568441
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    An expert writer and thinker on movie history and directorial style, Kent Jones is among the most notable film critics of his generation. His sharp, informed analyses and cogent assessments of cinema and its practitioners have mad... .... Learn More
  7. Action Speaks Louder

    Action Speaks Louder [Paperback]

    Eric Lichtenfeld (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780819568014
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    For more than 30 years, the action movie has been the film genre that most represents Hollywood to the world, as action films find blockbuster success at box offices internationally. Still, the genre seldom receives the critical a... .... Learn More
  8. Dying for a Laugh

    Dying for a Laugh [Paperback]

    Ken Feil (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819567925
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Dying for a Laugh looks at the evolution of the contemporary disaster film from the 1970s to the present. Ken Feil argues that contemporary camp culture has influenced and reformed the conventions of the 1970s disaster film, in bo... .... Learn More
  9. Watching Daytime Soap Operas

    Watching Daytime Soap Operas [Paperback]

    Louise Spence (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819567659
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Though wildly popular, daytime soaps are arguably the most denigrated and parodied of any contemporary entertainment form. For this reason, even the most devoted soap opera fans are often reticent or even secretive about the shows... .... Learn More
  10. Sex and the Slayer

    Sex and the Slayer [Hardback]

    Lorna Jowett (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780819567574
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    During its seven-year run, Buffy the Vampire Slayer attracted a wide range of viewers and almost unprecedented academic interest. Sex and the Slayer explores one of the most talked-about topics in relation to this pioneering TV se... .... Learn More

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