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Prestige, education, and cultural value

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Historical cinema and public relations In The Last Tycoon, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s closely observed satire on the 1930s Hollywood studio system, the young Hollywood mogul Monroe Stahr (modeled on MGM producer Irving Thalberg) surprises his...

What is historical cinema?

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Approaches to genre In the study of film, a genre has conventionally been understood as a group of films unified by a recognizable repertoire of textual practices—plot, setting, character, iconography, music, narrative form, performance...

Conclusion: The role of the historian

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...In this book I have approached historical films in terms of the engagements they make with the past. By way of a conclusion, I will refine this focus slightly to examine the ways in which historical films have engaged with history...

Introduction: Film and the invention of history

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...[Charlton] Heston then dipped deeply into his historical studies to describe exactly what was known about El Cid. It sounded rather scrappy to a reporter: ‘You mean you and the screenwriter had to do a lot of guess-work?’ Mr Heston looked...

The age of epics

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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... Hollywood studios substantial payments proportional to the local box office performance of films produced in Britain.Jonathan Stubbs, “The Runaway Bribe? American Film Production in Britain and the Eady Levy,” Journal of British Cinema...

Detail, authenticity, and the uses of the past

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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... is condemned on evidence which is shown to be false and for reasons which are shown to be politically motivated.Jonathan Stubbs, “Hollywood’s Middle Ages: The Script Development of Knights of the Round Table and Ivanhoe, 1935–53,” Exemplaria:...

Spectacle, technology, and aesthetics

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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... the ‘stretched-out frontality’ of the CinemaScope format, and continues in a marketplace where slaves are being auctioned.Roland Barthes, “On CinemaScope,” trans. Jonathan Rosenbaum, Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies 3/3 (1999). Accessed...

Hollywood historical cinema up to World War II

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The following three chapters provide a history of the historical film in Hollywood up to the present day. Chapter 3 examines the emergence of historical filmmaking in the 1890s up to the end of World War II, including the ‘classical era...

New Hollywood, new histories

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is Professor in the Communication Faculty at Cyprus International University, Cyprus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The post-epic era Before the 1970s the most successful films produced by the Hollywood studios could be identified with the historical film genre, among them The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), Gone...