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The Sitcom

The Sitcom

Brett Mills

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637515
eISBN:
9780748671229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637515.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book examines the popular television genre – the sitcom – via a wide range of frameworks, and places that analysis in historical institutional, and national contexts. The aim of the book is to ... More

Six Minutes in BerlinBroadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael Socolow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant at the Games, line up against America's top eight-oared crew. Hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide wait by their radios. Leni ... More

Small-Gauge StorytellingDiscovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Ryan Shand and Ian Craven (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Storytelling in film has never been an activity confined to the domain of the professional movie maker. Ever since the introduction of small-gauge equipment in the 1920s, numerous amateur ‘lone ... More

Smutty Little MoviesThe Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Peter Alilunas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291706
eISBN:
9780520965362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291706.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Smutty Little Movies traces the adult film industry’s transition from celluloid to home video beginning in the late 1970s alongside an examination of the cultural and legal efforts to regulate, ... More

The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929–1939

The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929–1939

Margaret C. Flinn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380338
eISBN:
9781781381571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380338.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the fleetingly captured street scenes of the city symphony, to the meticulously reconstructed studio city of musical comedies; from the propagandistic Popular Front documentaries about ... More

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Lesley Henderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why are some controversial issues covered in TV soaps and dramas and not others? How are decisions really made ‘behind the scenes’? How do programme makers push boundaries without losing viewers? ... More

Some Like It WilderThe Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Gene D. Phillips

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most accomplished writers and directors of classic Hollywood, Billy Wilder (1906–2002) directed numerous acclaimed films, including Sunset Boulevard (1950), Sabrina (1954), The Seven Year ... More

The Spanish Prisoner

The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Mamet’s The Spanish Prisoner is a fine example of American independent cinema in transition. Made by a playwright-turned-filmmaker with a distinctive approach to questions of narrative and ... More

Spanish Queer Cinema

Spanish Queer Cinema

Chris Perriam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748665860
eISBN:
9780748684267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665860.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book analyses the development of lesbian gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) film and its audiences and resonance in Spain from 1998 to the present day. It places this within the wider ... More

Special AffectsCinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Eric S. Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Special Affects retells the history of the emergence of classical Hollywood cinema and Disney animation from the perspective of affect theory. It argues that these media enabled new modes of ... More

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