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Title The many faces of Weimar cinema : rediscovering Germany's filmic legacy / edited by Christian Rogowski

Publ Info Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PN1993.5.G3 M32 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1993.5 G3 M32 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Screen cultures : German film and the visual
Screen cultures
Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Contents Introduction: images and imaginaries / Christian Rogowski -- Richard Oswald and the social hygiene film: promoting public health or promiscuity? / Jill Suzanne Smith -- Unsettling nerves: investigating war trauma in Robert Reinert's Nerven (1919) / Barbara Hales -- Humanity unleashed: anti-Bolshevism as popular culture in early Weimar cinema / Philipp Stiasny -- Desire versus despotism: the politics of Sumurun (1920), Ernst Lubitsch's "Oriental" fantasy / Richard W. McCormick -- Romeo with sidelocks: Jewish-Gentile romance in E. A. Dupont's Das alte Gesetz (1923) and other early Weimar assimilation films / Cynthia Walk -- "These Hands Are Not My Hands": war trauma and masculinity in crisis in Robert Wiene's Orlacs Hände (1924) / Anjeana Hans -- The star system in Weimar cinema / Joseph Garncarz -- Schaulust: sexuality and trauma in Conrad Veidt's masculine masquerades / Elizabeth Otto -- The musical promise of abstract film / Joel Westerdale -- The international project of national(ist) film: Franz Osten in India / Veronika Fuechtner -- The body in time: Wilhelm Prager's Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit (1926) / Theodore F. Rippey -- Henrik Galeen's Alraune (1927): The Vamp and The Root of Horror / Valerie Weinstein -- The dialectic of (sexual) enlightenment: Wilhelm Dieterle's Geschlecht in Fesseln (1928) / Christian Rogowski -- Babel's business--on Ufa's multiple language film versions, 1929-1933 / Chris Wahl -- "A new era of peace and understanding": the integration of sound film into German popular cinema, 1929-1932 / Ofer Ashkenazi -- Landscapes of death: sound, space and the mobilization genre in G. W. Pabst's Westfront 1918 (1930) / Jaimey Fisher -- Undermining Babel: Victor Trivas's Niemandsland (1931) / Nancy P. Nenno -- Unmasking Brigitte Helm and Marlene Dietrich: the vamp in German romantic comedies (1930-33) / Mihaela Petrescu
LC subject Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Add Author Rogowski, Christian, 1956-
ISBN 9781571134295 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1571134298 (hardcover : alk. paper)