John Ford's Stagecoach (Cambridge Film Handbook)

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John Ford's Stagecoach (Cambridge Film Handbook)
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  • 243 Pages
  • Hardcover
  • Remainder-marked (ink mark on tail of book)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Stagecoach is one of the classics of Hollywood cinema. Made in 1939, it revitalized the Western genre, served as a milestone in John Ford's career, and made John Wayne a star. This volume offers a rich overview of the film in essays by six leading film critics. Approaching Stagecoach from a variety of critical perspectives, they place the film within the contexts of authorship, genre, American history and culture. Also examined are the film's commentary on race, class, gender and democracy, while remaining attentive to the film's artistry.

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  • Detailed filmography including casts and credits
  • The only book devoted entirely to Stagecoach
  • Six important film scholars write about Stagecoach from different perspectives, from close textual analysis to broader contextualization of the film within its historical and cultural contexts

    Please note that this printing is in a gray cloth cover, does not have a dust jacket, and was remainder-marked by the publisher with black marker on the tail of the book.

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Stagecoach is one of the classics of Hollywood cinema. Made in 1939, it revitalized the Western genre, served as a milestone for John Ford's career, and made John Wayne a star. This volume offers a rich overview of the film in essays by six leading film critics. Approaching Stagecoach from a variety of critical perspectives, it considers it within the contexts of authorship, genre, American history and culture. It also examines the film's commentary on race, class, gender and democracy, while remaining attentive to the film's artistry.

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  • ISBN: 0521793319
  • EAN: 9780521793315
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