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The Films of the Thirties
June 1, 2000
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||256|
I have included several films from the thirties, i.e. four films starring Arthur Wontner as Holmes (The film The Missing Rembrandt appears to be a lost film) and also the Raymond Massey The Speckled Band, along with the Sherlock Holmes with Clive Brook, and the film A Study in Scarlet starring Reginald Owen. Twenty-five films that made it from the book shelf to the box office with credibility intact. Image 1 of 3 The Lord of the Rings: Peter Jackson's skill as a visual storyteller gives n.
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The Films of the Thirties covers a truly wide range of films and stars which, while by no means comprehensive, is full of delightful surprises.
Rather than simply choose all the films people would know or perhaps fondly remember, author Jerry Vermilye has interspersed these with films of merit not nearly so commonplace to the average movie fan/5(6).
While I was very happy to receive this book, I was also The Films of the Thirties book in the fact that it only contained some of the films of the thirties (the title, The Films of the Thirties, leads one to believe otherwise.) In fact, while glancing through this book, I was watching a film fromCrooner, and noticed it wasn't there/5(6).
"The old Hollywood I knew is dead. It only exists now in still photographs and a few people's memories." — Olivia de Havilland The Films of the Thirties covers a fairly wide range of films and its stars which, while by no means comprehensive, is full of delightful surprises.
Rather than simply choose all the films people would know or perhaps fondly remember, author Jerry Vermilye has /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vermilye, Jerry. Films of the thirties. Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type.
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The body of the work offers over 1, entries that feature concise summaries, analyses, and credits. The volume is a continuation of the author's earlier work, A Guide to American Crime Films of the Thirties (Greenwood, ).
The book includes those stars that the public had already embraced as gangsters in the thirties such as James Cagney Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated. Recent crime films such as "Scarface," the Dirty Harry series, and "The Godfather" have captured the American imagination, but they owe a large debt to the early crime talkies such as "The Public Enemy," Paul Muni's" Scarface," and "Little Caesar." More than 1, entries are featured in this volume, complete with the names of directors, screen writers, and major players offering a wealth of.
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Buy a cheap copy of The Films of the Thirties book by Jerry Vermilye. Writer Jerry Vermilye is also an actor and lives in New York City. He is the author of Ingmar Bergman (McFarlandreprinted in softcover in ). Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.
'The Best films of the s' created by Jean Harlow, one of thousands of movie lists from "Best of" to "Top 10s" written by people who love film on A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart. Votes: 51, | Gross: $M. A list of American feature films released in All Quiet on the Western Front won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Book by a Harvard scholar argues that US producers in the s 'collaborated' with the Nazis with cuts to films and self-censorship.
The Golden Age of Hollywood: From to The s decade (and most of the s as well) has been nostalgically labeled "The Golden Age of Hollywood" (although most of the output of the decade was black-and-white). The 30s was also the decade of the sound and color revolutions and the advance of the 'talkies', and the further development of film genres (gangster films, musicals.
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World War 2 was really the first "filmed" war. Oh, movies had been made during WW1 but they were inferior to the later advances in technology in the intervening /5. All-Time (Domestic) Box-Office Hits and Top Films By Decade and Year: Box-office earnings have often been a great predictor of the feature-length films that have.
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American films, including musicals, were popular in Germany; they had a relaxed, colloquial way about them that German filmmakers, who tended toward agonized expressionism in the nineteen-twenties. The s are celebrated as one of Hollywood's golden ages, but in an exclusive excerpt from his controversial new book, The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact Author: Ben Urwand.The volume is a continuation of the author's earlier work, "A Guide to American Crime Films of the Thirties" (Greenwood, ).
The book includes those stars that the public had already embraced as gangsters in the 30s such as James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson, and brings them into a new era in which they are transformed into.