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American film genres : approaches to a critical theory of popular film / by Stuart M. Kaminsky.

Author/Creator:
Kaminsky, Stuart M.
Publication:
[Dayton, Ohio] : Pflaum Publishing, [1974]
Format/Description:
Book
[6], 232, [2] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- United States.
Film genres.
Contents:
Introduction: what is film genre?
The individual film: Little Caesar and the gangster film
Comparative forms: the samurai film and the Western
Literary adaptation and change: The killers
Hemingway, film noir, and the terror of daylight
Contemporary problems: The white-hot violence of the 1970s
Variation on a major genre: the big caper film
Psychological considerations: horror and science fiction
Performing arts: the musical / by Jerome Delamater
History and social change: comedy and individual expression
The genre director: the films of Donald Siegel
The genre director: character types in the films of John Ford
Conclusion and summary.
Notes:
Includes bibliographies, filmographies, and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1974
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0827802781.
0827802773 (pbk.)
OCLC:
1195246
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