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Scott Simmon's pioneering study silhouettes the genre's evolution, including the rise and demise of the American Indain during the silent era, the B-Westerns of the 1930s, and the film noir-influenced Westerns of th. .

Scott Simmon's pioneering study silhouettes the genre's evolution, including the rise and demise of the American Indain during the silent era, the B-Westerns of the 1930s, and the film noir-influenced Westerns of the 1940s. Series: Genres in American Cinema. I had expected a history of the Western genre from "The Great Train Robbery" to "Broken Arrow. However, this is not what Simmons is after. He looks at three issues/eras in the western: silent pro-Indian movies made before WWI, John Wayne B movies of the Thirties, and westerns such as "My Darling Clementine," which were made in the shadow of film noir.

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Start by marking The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. By examining the American Indian's rise and demise during the silent era, B- Westerns of the 1930s, and film noir-influenced Westerns of the 1940s, Scott Simmon's pioneering study silhouettes the genre's evolution against a myriad of cultural forces. This lively, encyclopedic book revitalizes familiar Western icons John Wayne and John Ford, and recovers forgotten masterworks from the Western film's formative years.

Scott Simmon takes two negative aspects of the Western-its retrograde cultural attitudes and .

Scott Simmon takes two negative aspects of the Western-its retrograde cultural attitudes and its tedious repetition of storylines and characters-and uses them as the framework for his study of the genre. John Wayne is Simmon's guide through the plethora of 19305 Westerns in the second section, "'It's Time for Your History Lesson, Dear: John Wayne and the Problem of History in the Hollywood Western in the 1930s. In an effort to uncover the philosophies of the Hollywood Western, Simmon begins with Wayne's first A-Western of the decade, The Big Trail (1930), and ends with his last, Stagecoach (1939).

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Western Film Simmon Cambridge Academ 9780521555814 : An in-depth exploration of the early Western. Film, media and sport Подзаголовок: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century Рейтинг

The Invention of the Western Film Simmon Cambridge Academ 9780521555814 : An in-depth exploration of the early Western. Размер: 2. 9 x 1. 1 x . 7 cm Читательская аудитория: Tertiary education (us: college) Основная тема: Film, media and sport Подзаголовок: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century Рейтинг: Поставляется из: Англии Описание: An in-depth exploration of the early Western.

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The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half-Century. Only once in cinema history have imported films dominated the American market: during the nickelodeon era in the early years of the twentieth century, when the Pathe company's 'Red Rooster' films could be found 'everywhere.

The Invention of the Western Film : A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century . Characterizations are a strong part of the film - everyone is so good. Once Upon A Time in the West is truly a film to just sit back and soak-in

The Invention of the Western Film : A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century (Genres in American Cinema . by Scott Simmon. The Western Genre by John Saunders. Once Upon A Time in the West is truly a film to just sit back and soak-in. I don't think you have to be a western fan to appreciate it - this is pure cinema in many respects.

The Invention of the Western Film ranges across literature, visual arts, social history, ideology, and legend to provide, for the first time, an in-depth exploration of the early Western, from short kinetoscopes of the 1890s through "classic" features of the 1940s. By examining the American Indian's rise and demise during the silent era, B- Westerns of the 1930s, and film noir-influenced Westerns of the 1940s, Scott Simmon's pioneering study silhouettes the genre's evolution against a myriad of cultural forces. This lively, encyclopedic book revitalizes familiar Western icons John Wayne and John Ford, and recovers forgotten masterworks from the Western film's formative years.

The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century (Genres in American Cinema S) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0521554732

ISBN: 052155473X

Author: Scott Simmon

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 19, 2004)

Pages: 410 pages

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