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The First World War and popular cinema

The First World War and popular cinema

1914 to the present

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Motion pictures and the war.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Michael Paris.
    ContributionsParis, Michael, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD522.23 .F57 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22102132M
    ISBN 100813528259


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The First World War and Popular Cinema provides fresh insight into the role of film as an historical and cultural tool. Through a comparative approach, essays by contributors from Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States enrich our understanding of cinematic depictions of the Great War in particular and combat in : Paperback.

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (25 Nov. ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x cm Customer reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3, in Books ( Format: Paperback.

Cinema was almost twenty years old when WWI broke out but the war introduced radical changes in the making and use of film.

The First World War and Popular Cinema is a new attempt to provide a comparative analysis of how the war has been remembered in film. It looks at how national cinemas were mobilised as part of the war effort and at how, subsequently, film makers shaped the memory and legacy of the war.

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