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...Most jazz films aren't really about jazz. But then, most jazz isn't really about jazz.In matters of representing historical phenomena on (or through) documentary film, rhetorical invention and contextualization are often the soft-spoken...

The Revolt of the Beets

Alison J. Murray Levine

Alison J. Murray Levine is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing the Nation : Documentary Film in Interwar France

Continuum, 2010

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... bufle en Indochine (Buffalo Hunting in Indochina), Le caoutchouc en Indochine (Rubber in Indochina), and La culture du riz en Espagne (Rice Growing in Spain). In contrast to the prescriptive films about French agriculture mentioned above,...

“Carcasses of Manioc-Eaters”

Alison J. Murray Levine

Alison J. Murray Levine is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing the Nation : Documentary Film in Interwar France

Continuum, 2010

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... Colomb-Bechar, in French Algeria. Over the course of the evening, visitors would experience a vast visual journey that would take them from this desert outpost to the Roman ruins of Baalbeck, from Habé dancers in Timbuktu to the rice fields...

They Won’t Stay Dead: The Ghosts, Zombies and Vampires of 9/11

Post-9/11 Horror in American Cinema

Continuum, 2012

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... much horror. The spirits after 9/11 would not gently warn or comfort. They are angry, vengeful and without mercy. I have argued elsewhere that it is not a coincidence that American remakes of J-horror rose to prominence after September 11...

The Trip Continued

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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... Rice. These films were adult in tone and theme, and Tommy, Joe, and I particularly enjoyed seeing Silvana Mangano with her skirt hiked up and Brigitte Bardot nearly naked.The 1960s would witness Hitchcock’s filmmaking career start to decline...

“Making the Fiction of the Empire a Reality”

Alison J. Murray Levine

Alison J. Murray Levine is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing the Nation : Documentary Film in Interwar France

Continuum, 2010

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... and with the resulting population shifts towards industrial centers, the “social fabric of the African tribe” was being undermined by “the pace at which contact with western industrial life [was] moving.”Notcutt and Latham 9. Essentially, as J. Merle Davis...

Over the Top

William J. Mann

William J. Mann has written for the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, Salon, and other publications. He is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Katharine Hepburn; Edge of Midnight: The Life of John Schlesinger; Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood; and Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines. He lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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How to Be a Movie Star : Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

Faber & Faber, 2009

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... a schmaltzy quality that’s wonderful.” For her part, Elizabeth said plainly, “It’s nice to be married to someone who thinks I have a brain. That also contributes to making me feel like a woman.”“It’s nice to be married”: quoted in Cy Rice...