Pandora's Box (BFI Film Classics 1st ed. 2018)

Pandora's Box (BFI Film Classics 1st ed. 2018)

By: Pamela Hutchinson (author)Paperback

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Die Buchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box, 1929), starring Hollywood icon Louise Brooks, is an established classic of the silent era. Pamela Hutchinson revisits and challenges many assumptions made about the film, its lead character and its star. Putting the film in historical and contemporary contexts, Hutchinson investigates how the film speaks to new audiences.

About Author

Pamela Hutchinson is the Editor of Silent London, and writes on early and silent film for the Guardian and Sight & Sound.

Contents

Acknowledgements.- Pabst and Brooks: the director and the star.- Wedekind and Lulu's `divine birth'.- The making of Pandora's Box.- The cast of Pandora's Box.- Pandora's Box in eight acts.- Beyond Pandora's Box.- Notes and Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844579662
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 106
  • ID: 9781844579662
  • ISBN10: 1844579662
  • edition: 1st ed. 2018

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