Teachers in the Movies : A Filmography of Depictions of Grade School, Preschool and Day Care Educators, 1890s to the Present
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Teachers in the Movies : A Filmography of Depictions of Grade School, Preschool and Day Care Educators, 1890s to the Present

by Ann C. Paietta
     
 

The teaching profession has a long history in motion pictures. As early as the late 19th century, films have portrayed educators of young children—including teachers, tutors, day care workers, nannies, governesses, and other related occupations—in a variety of roles within the cinematic classroom. This work provides a broad index of more than 800 films

Overview

The teaching profession has a long history in motion pictures. As early as the late 19th century, films have portrayed educators of young children—including teachers, tutors, day care workers, nannies, governesses, and other related occupations—in a variety of roles within the cinematic classroom. This work provides a broad index of more than 800 films (both U.S. and foreign) which feature educators as primary characters. Organized alphabetically by title, each entry contains a short plot summary and many also include cast and crew details. A detailed subject index is also included.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786429387
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/07/2007
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ann C. Paietta is the director of the Essex Free Library in Essex, Vermont. She is the author of several books and library-related articles and lives in Essex.

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