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

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

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by Alastair Phillips
     
 

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.See more details below

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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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ISBN-13:
9781844571239
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.86(h) x 1.42(d)

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