The Resource Billy Wilder, movie-maker : critical essays on the films, edited by Karen McNally

Billy Wilder, movie-maker : critical essays on the films, edited by Karen McNally

Label
Billy Wilder, movie-maker : critical essays on the films
Title
Billy Wilder, movie-maker
Title remainder
critical essays on the films
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen McNally
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This wide-ranging collection of essays by an international group of scholars examines the significance of Wilder's filmmaking from a variety of original perspectives. Engaging with issues of genre, industry, representation and national culture, the volume provides fresh insights into Wilder's films and opens up his work to further exploration"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.W56
LC item number
B53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McNally, Karen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Wilder, Billy
Label
Billy Wilder, movie-maker : critical essays on the films, edited by Karen McNally
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What exposure is the world? the desert noir of Ace in the hole / Lance Duerfahrd -- An unconventional war film: death, disguise and deception in Five graves to Cairo / Dale M. Pollock -- Syncope, syncopation: musical hommages to Europe / Katherine Arens -- Realistic horror: film noir and the 1940s horror cycle / Mark Jancovich -- Shame and the single girl: reviving Fran and falling for Baxter in The apartment / Alison R. Hoffman -- "Have they forgotten what a star looks like?" image and theme with Dino, Cagney and Fedora / Karen McNally -- Phenomenological masking: complications of identity in Double indemnity / Phillip Sipiora -- "A small, effective organization": the Mirisch Company, the package-unit system, and the production of Some like it hot / Paul Kerr -- "Esthetically as well as morally repulsive": Kiss me, stupid, "Bilious Billy," and the Battle Of Middlebrow taste / Ken Feil -- Censorship, negotiation and transgressive cinema: Double indemnity, Some like it hot and other controversial movies in the United States and Europe / Daniel Biltereyst -- Europe, America and beyond. "I don't have a home!" Paris interregnum in Mauvaise graine / Leila Wimmer -- Palimpsest: the double vision of exile / Nancy Steffen-Fluhr -- Sabrina, Hollywood and postwar internationalism / Dina Smith -- Evolving modernities: formation of the urban imagination in Hindi cinema / Sunny Singh
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780786442119
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010044507
System control number
  • 3819515-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3819515
  • (Sirsi) o659753715
  • (OCoLC)659753715
Label
Billy Wilder, movie-maker : critical essays on the films, edited by Karen McNally
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What exposure is the world? the desert noir of Ace in the hole / Lance Duerfahrd -- An unconventional war film: death, disguise and deception in Five graves to Cairo / Dale M. Pollock -- Syncope, syncopation: musical hommages to Europe / Katherine Arens -- Realistic horror: film noir and the 1940s horror cycle / Mark Jancovich -- Shame and the single girl: reviving Fran and falling for Baxter in The apartment / Alison R. Hoffman -- "Have they forgotten what a star looks like?" image and theme with Dino, Cagney and Fedora / Karen McNally -- Phenomenological masking: complications of identity in Double indemnity / Phillip Sipiora -- "A small, effective organization": the Mirisch Company, the package-unit system, and the production of Some like it hot / Paul Kerr -- "Esthetically as well as morally repulsive": Kiss me, stupid, "Bilious Billy," and the Battle Of Middlebrow taste / Ken Feil -- Censorship, negotiation and transgressive cinema: Double indemnity, Some like it hot and other controversial movies in the United States and Europe / Daniel Biltereyst -- Europe, America and beyond. "I don't have a home!" Paris interregnum in Mauvaise graine / Leila Wimmer -- Palimpsest: the double vision of exile / Nancy Steffen-Fluhr -- Sabrina, Hollywood and postwar internationalism / Dina Smith -- Evolving modernities: formation of the urban imagination in Hindi cinema / Sunny Singh
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780786442119
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010044507
System control number
  • 3819515-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3819515
  • (Sirsi) o659753715
  • (OCoLC)659753715

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