Reviews

Author: 
Linda Troost, Sayre Greenfield, eds.
Reviewer: 
Wendy J. Donat

Donat on Troost and Greenfield, 'Jane Austen in Hollywood'


Linda Troost, Sayre Greenfield, eds. Jane Austen in Hollywood. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. 240 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-2084-3.

Reviewed by Wendy J. Donat (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Film (April, 1999)

Opening Line

Author: 
Kathryn Bernheimer
Reviewer: 
Solomon Davidoff

Davidoff on Bernheimer, 'The 50 Greatest Jewish Movies: A Critic's Ranking of the Very Best'


Kathryn Bernheimer. The 50 Greatest Jewish Movies: A Critic's Ranking of the Very Best. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group, 1998. xi + 212 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55972-457-9.

Reviewed by Solomon Davidoff (Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-Film (April, 1999)

Eight Fingers

Author: 
Jonathan Veitch
Reviewer: 
Joseph Dorinson

Dorinson on Veitch, 'American Supperrealism: Nathaniel West and the Politics of Representation in the 1930s'


Jonathan Veitch. American Supperrealism: Nathaniel West and the Politics of Representation in the 1930s. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997. 232 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-15704-3; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-15700-5.

Reviewed by Joseph Dorinson (Long Island University)
Published on H-Film (April, 1999)

Social Tendencies

Author: 
David Puttnam
Reviewer: 
Dina Lordanova

Lordanova on Puttnam, 'The Undeclared War: The Struggle for Control of the World's Film Industry'


David Puttnam. The Undeclared War: The Struggle for Control of the World's Film Industry. London: HarperCollins, 1997. xii + 413 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-00-255675-0.

Reviewed by Dina Lordanova (Leicester University)
Published on H-Film (April, 1999)

Author: 
Michael L. Stephens
Reviewer: 
James Everett

Everett on Stephens, 'Art Directors in Cinema: A Worldwide Biographical Dictionary'


Michael L. Stephens. Art Directors in Cinema: A Worldwide Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. x + 350 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0312-7.

Reviewed by James Everett (Mississippi College)
Published on H-Film (April, 1999)

The Highest Tribute

Author: 
Larry Richards
Reviewer: 
Harvey Young

Young on Richards, 'African American Films Through 1959: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography'


Larry Richards. African American Films Through 1959: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0307-3.

Reviewed by Harvey Young (Cornell University)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

A Beacon of Light

Author: 
Jan-Christopher Horak, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael S. Shull

Shull on Horak, 'Lovers of Cinema: the First American Film Avant-garde, 1919-1945'


Jan-Christopher Horak, ed. Lovers of Cinema: the First American Film Avant-garde, 1919-1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. 416 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-14680-1.

Reviewed by Michael S. Shull (The Washington Center)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

Experimental Films

Author: 
Don G. Smith
Reviewer: 
Michael Strada

Strada on Smith, 'The Poe Cinema: A Critical Filmography'


Don G. Smith. The Poe Cinema: A Critical Filmography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. vii + 307 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0453-7.

Reviewed by Michael Strada (West Liberty State College and West Virginia University)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

A Full Day's Work

Author: 
Christian Braad Thomson
Reviewer: 
Peter Rollberg

Rollberg on Thomson, 'Fassbinder: The Life and Work of a Provocative Genius'


Christian Braad Thomson. Fassbinder: The Life and Work of a Provocative Genius. London: Faber and Faber, 1997. 358 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-571-17842-1.

Reviewed by Peter Rollberg (The George Washington University)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

Several Themes

Author: 
Michael Ankerich
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Sickels

Sickels on Ankerich, 'The Sound of Silence: Conversations with 16 Film and Stage Personalities Who Bridged the Gap Between Silents and Talkies'


Michael Ankerich. The Sound of Silence: Conversations with 16 Film and Stage Personalities Who Bridged the Gap Between Silents and Talkies. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. xii + 260 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0504-6.

Reviewed by Robert C. Sickels (University of Nevada, Reno)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

Living Resources

Author: 
Joyce A. Evans
Reviewer: 
Mick Broderick

Broderick on Evans, 'Celluloid Mushroom Clouds: Hollywood and the Atomic Bomb'


Joyce A. Evans. Celluloid Mushroom Clouds: Hollywood and the Atomic Bomb. Boulder: Westview Press, 1998. xi + 212 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-2613-9.

Reviewed by Mick Broderick (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

Author: 
Cari Beauchamp
Reviewer: 
Liza Black

Black on Beauchamp, 'Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood'


Cari Beauchamp. Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 475 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-21492-7; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-80213-8.

Reviewed by Liza Black (University of Washington)
Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

A Boa Constrictor

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