American Classic Screen Features

American Classic Screen Features

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First appearing in 1976, American Classic Screen was the publishing arm of The National Film Society. Intended for scholars and general readers interested in films from the golden age of cinema and beyond, the magazine ran for a decade and included original interviews, profiles, and articles that delved deep into the rich history of Hollywood. Contributors to the magazine included noted academics in the area of film studies, as well as independent scholars and authors eager to expand the world of cinema. Since the periodical's demise, however, many of the essays and articles have been difficult to finda€”at besta€”and in some cases, entirely unavailable. In American Classic Screen Features, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable essays and critical pieces written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains fascinating accounts of Hollywood history including articles on Marilyn Monroe's first screen test, John Ford's favorite film, Olivia De Havilland's lawsuit against Warner Bros., Walt Disney's unfinished projects, and Stanley Kubrick's early noir classics, as well as such articles as qThe Rise and Fall of the California Motion Picture Company, q qRed Alert: Images of Communism in Hollywood, q qUncensored Garbo, q and qThe Lost Movie of Errol Flynn.q This volume also contains in-depth examinations of classic films, including Birth of a Nation, The Big Parade, The Jazz Singer, King Kong, and Citizen Kane. This compendium of essays recaptures the spirit and scholarship of that time and will appeal to both scholars and fans who have an abiding interest in the American motion picture industry.Many wondered whether Reynard, Alice, or Cinderella would be slated as the next animated feature. History shows that ... Along the lines of Song of the South and So Dear to My Heart, Disney considered adding three animated segments to the live-action feature Treasure Island. The script called for Long John Silver to recite tales of Reynard to Jim Hawkins to gain the boya#39;s confidence. The first fable anbsp;...


Title:American Classic Screen Features
Author: John C. Tibbetts, James M. Welsh
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2010-09-28
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