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TitleThe Many Faces of Weimar Cinema: Rediscovering Germany's Filmic Legacy (Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual)
ISBN 139781571134295
CategoryArts - Film
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LanguageEnglish
File Size3.4 MB
Total Pages370
Table of Contents
                            CONTENTS
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
PREFACE
Introduction: Images and Imaginaries
1: Richard Oswald and the Social Hygiene Film: Promoting Public Health or Promiscuity?
2: Unsettling Nerves: Investigating War Trauma in Robert Reinert’s Nerven (1919)
3: Humanity Unleashed: Anti-Bolshevism as Popular Culture in Early Weimar Cinema
4: Desire versus Despotism: The Politics of Sumurun (1920), Ernst Lubitsch’s “Oriental” Fantasy
5: Romeo with Sidelocks: Jewish-Gentile Romance in E. A. Dupont’s Das alte Gesetz (1923) and Other Early Weimar Assimilation Films
6: “These Hands Are Not My Hands”: War Trauma and Masculinity in Crisis in Robert Wiene’s Orlacs Hände (1924)
7: The Star System in Weimar Cinema
8: Schaulust: Sexuality and Trauma in Conrad Veidt’s Masculine Masquerades
9: The Musical Promise of Abstract Film
10: The International Project of National(ist) Film: Franz Osten in India
11: The Body in Time: Wilhelm Prager’s Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit (1925)
12: Henrik Galeen’s Alraune (1927): The Vamp and the Root of Horror
13: The Dialectic of (Sexual) Enlightenment: Wilhelm Dieterle’s Geschlecht in Fesseln (1928)
14: Babel’s Business — On Ufa’s Multiple Language Film Versions, 1929–1933
15: “A New Era of Peace and Understanding”: The Integration of Sound Film into German Popular Cinema, 1929–1932
16: Landscapes of Death: Space and the Mobilization Genre in G. W. Pabst’s Westfront 1918 (1930)
17: Undermining Babel: Victor Trivas’s Niemandsland (1931)
18: Unmasking Brigitte Helm and Marlene Dietrich: The Vamp in German Romantic Comedies (1930–33)
FILMOGRAPHY
CONTRIBUTORS
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