Journeys of Desire: European Actors in Hollywood - A Critical Companion

Journeys of Desire: European Actors in Hollywood - A Critical Companion

By: Alastair Phillips (editor), Ginette Vincendeau (editor)Paperback

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A comprehensive guide to European actors in American film, this book brings together 15 chapters with A-Z entries on over 900 individuals. It includes case studies of prominent individuals and phenomena associated with the emigres, such as the stereotyping of European actresses in 'bad women' roles, and the irony of Jewish actors playing Nazis.

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About Author

Alastair Phillips is Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Reading; Ginette Vincendeau is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Warwick.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781844571246
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9781844571246
  • weight: 1142
  • ISBN10: 1844571246

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