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French cinema in the 1930s

Ginette Vincendeau

French cinema in the 1930s

social text and context of a popular entertainment medium.

by Ginette Vincendeau

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.), University of East Anglia, School of English and American Studies, 1985.

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Open LibraryOL13809597M

  Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, – examines classic French film, exploring and analyzing the cinema as an institution, the textual system to which it gave rise, and the light that such an approach can shed on the process of production and reception of specific films. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the s by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat - Hardcover Book () for $ from Movies & TV - Brand: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

This book is in two parts - the first deals with the films produced by the French cinema in the s, while the second deals with secondary publications of the period that comment on those films. The first part treats the films as a single global textual system, which returns obsessively to certain types of story, certain types of Author: Colin Crisp.   This invaluable resource by one of the world's leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes films listed chronologically (Volume 1: – and Volume 2: –) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable world .

With a comprehensive bibliography, readable style, and pertinent screengrabs, this book opens up new pathways for understanding and appreciating the complex terrain of s French cinema. French Studies Vol. 69 No. 3 'Flinn’s book is a valuable and original contribution to research on one of the most important periods of French film history.'. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the s proposes a critical framework for exoticist cinema that includes and exceeds the limits of empire. From rogue colons to the métisse in love, from the deserts of North Africa to the streets of Shanghai, this book identifies and analyzes recurring figures, common settings, major stars.


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34 rows  France is the birthplace of cinema and was responsible for many of its significant contributions to the art form and the film-making process itself. Several important cinematic movements, including the Nouvelle Vague, began in the is noted for having a particularly strong film industry, due in part to protections afforded by the French distributors: Twentieth Century Fox (The.

In 'The Classic French Cinema,' Colin Crisp investigates the critical period from the introduction of sound to the beginning of the New Wave. He details the extraordinary ingenuity of French film-makers who worked under economic and technological constraints that affected both the production and the consumption of by: Buy This Book in Print summary Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, examines classic French film, exploring and analyzing the cinema as an institution, the textual system to which it gave rise, and the light that such an approach can shed on the process of production and reception of specific films.

Many popular French films of the s captured the world and brought it into neighborhood cinemas for filmgoers who craved adventure. These films often served as visual postcards from the French empire, which enjoyed an unprecedented visibility in Cited by: 2.

This book looks at the French New Wave from an economic and institutional perspective and refutes the idea that the Classic French cinema of the s died during WWII.

Instead he traces certain economic trends and institutional practices that developed during the 30s, were modified during the German occupation, and then were maintained in /5. —American Cinematographer"An important contribution to cinema history.Â.Â.

especially impressive in its analysis of the French cinema industry, in terms of both mode of production and personnel, and in its analysis of the French technological base."Â —Richard AbelFrom toFrance produced some of the most famous films ever. Book Description: This invaluable resource by one of the world's leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society.

Each filmography includes films listed chronologically (Volume 1: and Volume 2: ) and provides accessible points. External links. French films of at IMDb; French films of at   Only by venturing beyond imperial boundaries can we fully understand how the French saw non-Westerners and, by extension, how they saw themselves during this tumultuous decade.

Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the s proposes a critical framework for exoticist cinema that includes and exceeds the limits of : Colleen Kennedy-Karpat.

Popular Filmgoing in s Britain Book Summary: In the s there were close to a billion annual admissions to the cinema in Britain and it was by far the most popular paid-for leisure activity. This book is an exploration of that popularity. John Sedgwick has developed the POPSTAT index, a methodology based on exhibition records which allows identification of the.

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Free shipping for many products. Books shelved as french-cinema: Encyclopedia of French Film Directors 2 Volume Set by Philippe Rege, Gérard Philipe by Gérard Bonal, World's Coolest Movi.

The arrival of sound cinema (the French industry converted between and ) was accompanied by a reopening of questions about the artistic status of the medium.³ During both the silent and early sound eras, nascent theorization of the status of the cinema frequently took the rhetorical form of a comparison between the seventh art and one or more other, more.

Early failure of the French film industry The Americans could afford to lay out ten times the sums available to French producers Cultural sophistication of this new art Had a ‘look’ of Hollywood French Cinema s & L'atalante One of the key features in L'atalante is said. Book Description. Of all European cinema, the most important is French.

France annually produces more films than any other European nation, and throughout its history it has been the key competitor to Hollywood; it is Cannes that matters most after the Oscars.

Colin Crisp is a leading scholar in French film history and author of The Classic French Cinema, – (IUP, ) and Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, – (IUP, ). Read an ExcerptAuthor: Colin Crisp. This democratizing tendency is one of the book’s strongest points: by delving into the mise en scène, editing practices, and ‘theatricality’ of largely unseen works of French s cinema, Crisp reveals the richness of different genres and pushes back against the critically sanctioned masterpieces of, say, Marcel Carné, in favour of Author: Ben Mccann.

Get this from a library. Rogues, romance, and exoticism in French cinema of the s. [Colleen Kennedy-Karpat] -- "May popular French films of the s captured the world and brought it into neighborhood cinemas for filmgoers who craved adventure.

These films often served as visual postcards from the French. In The Battle of the Sexes in French Cinema, –, Noël Burch and Geneviève Sellier adopt a sociocultural approach to films made in France before, during, and after World War II, paying particular attention to the Occupation years (–44).

Get this from a library. French cinema: a critical filmography. Volume 1, [C G Crisp] -- This invaluable resource by one of the world's leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society.

Each. Most French directors in the mids had established themselves and a style of "quality" cinema in the s and s. New directors found it hard to enter the industry; those who did often attended the official French film school, L'Institut des Hautes-Etudes du Cinéma (IDHEC) and then served long apprenticeships as assistants.Read "Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the s" by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat available from Rakuten Kobo.

Many popular French films of the s captured the world and brought it into neighborhood cinemas for filmgoers who cra Brand: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.In The Battle of the Sexes in French Cinema, –, Noël Burch and Geneviève Sellier adopt a sociocultural approach to films made in France before, during, and after World War II, paying particular attention to the Occupation years (–44).The authors contend that the films produced from the s until —when the state began to subsidize the movie industry.