Peter Lorre: Face Maker: Constructing Stardom and Performance in Hollywood and Europe

Peter Lorre: Face Maker: Constructing Stardom and Performance in Hollywood and Europe

by Sarah Thomas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785330438
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Series: Film Europa , #12
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Sarah Thomas is Lecturer in Film Studies at Aberystwyth University. Her research specialisms include: stardom, supporting actors and screen performance, cult cinema and stardom, celebrity and social media, film history and the historical film.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction

Chapter 1. Lorre and the European Stage (1922–1931)

Chapter 2. M , Fritz Lang and Hans Beckert (1931)

Chapter 3. The Hollywood Leading Roles (1935–1941)

Chapter 4. The Supporting Actor (1941–1946)

Chapter 5. Der Verlorene (The Lost One)(1951)

Chapter 6. The Final Screen Roles (1954–1964)

Chapter 7. Alternative ‘Hollywood’ Media Contexts

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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