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The First World War and Popular Cinema

1911 To the Present

by Michael Paris

  • 98 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Films, cinema,
  • World history: First World War,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Motion pictures and the war,
  • Film And Society,
  • World War I,
  • History,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • History: World,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Cinâema et guerre,
  • Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918,
  • Propaganda

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9475529M
    ISBN 100813528240
    ISBN 109780813528243

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The First World War and Popular Cinema by Michael Paris Download PDF EPUB FB2

The First World War and Popular Cinema book First World War and Popular Cinema provides fresh insight into the role of film as an historical and cultural tool.

Through a comparative approach, essays by contributors from Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States enrich our understanding of cinematic depictions of the Great War in particular and combat in : Paperback.

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (25 Nov. ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x cm Customer reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3, in Books ( Format: Paperback.

Cinema was almost twenty years old when WWI broke out but the war introduced radical changes in the making and use of film. The First World War and Popular Cinema is a new attempt to provide a comparative analysis of how the war has been remembered in film.

It looks at how national cinemas were mobilised as part of the war effort and at how, subsequently, film makers shaped the memory and legacy of the war.

Get this from a library. The First World War and popular cinema: to the present. [Michael Paris;] -- This text provides a comparative analysis of how the war has been remembered in film.

It looks at how national cinemas were mobilised as part of the war effort and how, subsequently, film makers. Get this from a library. The First World War and popular cinema: to the present. [Michael Paris;]. Books shelved as first-world-war: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, The Guns of August by Barbara W.

Tuchman, The First World War b. Keegan's book has become a modern-day classic, representing the most popular view of the Great War: a bloody and futile conflict, fought in chaos, causing the unnecessary death of millions. Three concentrations of black and white photographs and a selection of quality maps accompany a superbly written narrative that expertly guides the reader through a complex : Thoughtco Editors.

Nevertheless, the First World War was the first modern war and spawned -- besides a lot of wishful thinking -- a small library of war literature. In fact, some of the best anti-war writing of any. During the First World War, a woman doctor falls in love with one of her patients who turns out to be a German spy.

She herself ends up working for German intelligence. D, R United States The World Moves On: John Ford: A, D N United Kingdom Brown on Resolution: Walter Forde Anthony Asquith: Story of heroism in the Navy during World War I. The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W.

Tuchman's Great War Series (Modern Library Best Nonfiction Books) Barbara W. Tuchman out of 5 stars 1, World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war that lasted from to Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.

Date: 28 July – 11 November(4 years. History is fascinating. And coupled with fiction, there's no limit to the stories that can be uncovered. World War I, often referred to as the Great War, began in July of and ended a little over four years later in November of During that time, devastating casualties were felt on both sides—as well as on the home : Sarah Mangiola.

The second book on your list is To Arms (), volume one of Hew Strachan’s book The First World War. This is quite a big book. Yes, 1, pages. You need pretty strong wrists if you want to read it in bed. The bibliography alone is 50 pages.

And it’s almost all about just the first year of the war,   Russian-born Lewis Milestone made a bold attempt to adapt Erich Maria Remarque’s superb novel about the physical and mental duress of German soldiers in the trenches of.

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WHITING BOOKS, 46 ST OLAVES RD, YORK, ENGLAND, YO30 7AL. Best Period Dramas: First World War Era. A list of the best World War I era period dramas.

Movies and TV series set during the First World War era ( – ), also known as the Great War. British costume period dramas, filmed in England, UK and other countries set in that time period.

In remembrance of the Great War, the massive online book club that is GoodReads has pooled together 20 of the most highly rated novels about the conflict. See also: 24 Must-Read Books Author: Max Knoblauch. The 25 best WW2 movies of all time (in my opinion) Honorable Mentions: Hacksaw Ridge () Land Of Mine () The Imitation Game () The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas () Flame & Citron () Before The Fall () Life Is Beautiful () The Hill () Ivan's Childhood () Night And Fog () From Here To Eternity () Stalag 17 () Rome, Open City () Triumph Of The.

Four years later, the First World War had claimed almost 17 million lives. From tothe BFI marked the centenary of World War I with a massive programmes of key films, archive TV, rereleases and archival discoveries, including the re-release of Frank Borzage’s A Farewell to Arms ().

(shelved times as world-war-1) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. Cinema as an imperialist weapon: Hollywood and World War I By Max Alvarez 5 August The First World War () marked the initial foray by the US ruling elite into promoting a war Author: Max Alvarez.Film & Theater Silent films were a popular form of entertainment in the s.

To avoid being deemed a “nonessential industry” by the government, the National Association of the Motion Picture Industry partnered with the federal government and agreed to aid the war effort in any way possible.

Not all movies produced during the war years centered on WWI. Film was one of the great boom industries of the years before Britain’s first purpose-built cinema opened in ; four years later there were 2, more and bya total of 5,