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...Archive Television Footage It’s Election Day 1997. Up and down the country, the people of Britain, people of all shapes and sizes and denominations, black and white, young and old, are going to the polls. Everyone, that is, except...

Palookas: Hollywood Italian Prize Fighters

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Italians : Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos

Continuum, 2006

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... Davis), falls in love with him. Donati’s nemesis is a crooked manager who is also one of the town’s top men in organized crime, Turkey Morgan (Humphrey Bogart). As the film opens, Nick learns that his fighter Jim Burke has taken a dive...

Romeos: Hollywood Italian Lovers

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Italians : Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos

Continuum, 2006

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... in the New York City ballrooms and his handsome and photogenic but foreign appearance, he was often first cast as a heavy in his early films, like Eyes of Youth (1919; Albert Parker, director), where he plays Clarence Morgan, a “cabaret...

Eisenstein’s Aesthetics

Peter Wollen

Peter Wollen taught film at UCLA, USA. He was the author of several books, including Signs and Meaning in the Cinema (1969, 2012), the BFI Film Classic on ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ (1992, 2012) and was the co-writer of Michelangelo Antonioni’s film The Passenger (1974). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Signs and Meaning in the Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... dell’arte by Morgan, the Wall Street banker. Eisenstein and Yutkevich worked with FEKS on what was billed as ‘Electrification of Gogol, Music Hall, Americanism and Grand Guignol’. ‘The tempo of the revolution’, believed Kozintsev, ‘is...