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American Puppetry: Collections, History and Performance
American Puppetry: Collections, History and Performance
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ean: 9780786418961, isbn: 0786418966,

Puppetry has become a significant force in contemporary theatre and thousands of puppets from various cultures and time periods have been collected by scholars, enthusiasts, and curators, who wisely realized that these material images can teach us mu...


The Tango in the United States: A History
The Tango in the United States: A History
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ean: 9780786446810, isbn: 0786446811,

In the earliest years of the 20th century, North American ballroom dancers favored the waltz or the polka. But then a new dance, the tango, broke onto the scene when Vernon and Irene Castle performed it in a Broadway musical. Rudolph Valentino, Arthu...


Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting
Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting
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ean: 9780786422661, isbn: 0786422661,

Choice Outstanding Academic Title To today's radio listener, it is difficult to imagine the influence radio once held over the American people. Unlike movies or newspapers, radio both informed and entertained its audience without requiring them to p...


Tuning in The Great Gildersleeve: The Episodes and Cast of Radio's First Spinoff Show, 1941-1957
Tuning in The Great Gildersleeve: The Episodes and Cast of Radio's First Spinoff Show, 1941-1957
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ean: 9780786473366, isbn: 0786473363,

When Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve bade farewell to Fibber McGee and Molly and left Wistful Vista on a train in 1941, no one could have predicted that he would be riding the airwaves with his own new show until 1957. But when one listens to episodes o...


The Bennington School of the Dance: A History in Writings and Interviews
The Bennington School of the Dance: A History in Writings and Interviews
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780786474172, isbn: 0786474173,

The story of this groundbreaking summer dance program is told through the voices of staff, faculty, and students. Administrative director Mary Josephine Shelly's previously unpublished writings form a key summary of eight of the nine summer sessions....


The Romantic World of Puccini: A New Critical Appraisal of the Operas
The Romantic World of Puccini: A New Critical Appraisal of the Operas
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ean: 9780786444823, isbn: 0786444827,

Giacomo Puccini, composer of some of the world's most popular operas, including La Boheme, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, was also a highly literary person who based his librettos on existing works of literature. This work explores that literary inheri...


Anime and Memory: Aesthetic, Cultural and Thematic Perspectives
Anime and Memory: Aesthetic, Cultural and Thematic Perspectives
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ean: 9780786441129, isbn: 0786441127,

The theme of memory has played a significant role in anime throughout its evolution as an art form and as popular entertainment. Anime's handling of memory is multifaceted, weaving it into diverse symbolic motifs, narratives and aesthetic issues. Thi...


The Original Amos 'n' Andy: Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll and the 1928-1943 Radio Serial
The Original Amos 'n' Andy: Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll and the 1928-1943 Radio Serial
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ean: 9780786445844, isbn: 078644584X,

They were pioneers of modern entertainment: theirs was the first serial program specifically devised for broadcast, and the first to feature continuing characters. They invented the concept of broadcast syndication. At its height, their show was requ...


The Films of James Cameron: Critical Essays
The Films of James Cameron: Critical Essays
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ean: 9780786462797, isbn: 0786462795,

Among the most expensive--and most profitable--films of all time, the works of James Cameron have had a profound effect upon popular culture and the technology of moviemaking. Yet the very blockbuster nature of his films means that the political comm...


Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950-1989
Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950-1989
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780786441389, isbn: 0786441380,

During the Cold War, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty broadcast uncensored news and commentary to people living in communist nations. As critical elements of the CIA's early covert activities against communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the Munich...


Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy
Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy
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ean: 9780786446360, isbn: 0786446366,

This group of new critical essays offers multidisciplinary analysis of director Peter Jackson's spectacularly successful adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Retur...


Literature into Film: Theory And Practical Approaches
Literature into Film: Theory And Practical Approaches
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mpn: photographs, notes, glossary, bibliograp, ean: 9780786425976, isbn: 0786425970,

For most people, film adaptation of literature can be summed up in one sentence: "The movie wasn't as good as the book." This volume undertakes to show the reader that not only is this evaluation not always true but sometimes it is intrinsically unfa...


Encyclopedia of Television Pilots: 1937-2012
Encyclopedia of Television Pilots: 1937-2012
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ean: 9780786474455, isbn: 0786474459,

This reference work, the most complete guide to aired and unaired television pilot films ever published (or made available in any way), contains 5,190 alphabetically arranged programs, each with storyline information, performer and character cast lis...



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