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Description - Cinema at the Margins by Wheeler W. Dixon

More and more, just a few canonical classics, such as Michael Curtiz's "Casablanca" (1942) or Victor Fleming's "Gone With The Wind" (1939), are representing the entire film output of an era, to a new generation that knows little of the past, and is encouraged by popular media to live only in the eternal present. What will happen to the rest of the films that enchanted, informed and transported audiences in the 1930s, 1940s, and even as recently as the 1960s? This collection of essays aims to highlight some of the lesser-known treasures of the past - those titles that have been pushed aside by today's wave of cinema amnesia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780857281869
ISBN-10: 0857281860
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 238
Imprint: Anthem Press
Publisher: Anthem Press
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wheeler W. Dixon

Wheeler Winston Dixon is the James Ryan Professor of Film Studies and coordinator of the Film Studies Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and editor-in-chief, with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, of the "Quarterly Review of Film and Video."

Books By Wheeler W. Dixon

Short History of Film by Wheeler W. Dixon
Hardback, April 2008
Collected Interviews by Wheeler W. Dixon
Paperback, November 2001