Issue 16 of Screening the past is now online at:
Selected papers from the Film and History Conference, Adelaide, November
2002. € Editor: Mike Walsh
Failures and successes: local and national Australian sound innovations,
1924-1929 by Brian Yecies.
The first "gum-leaf" mafia: Australians in Hollywood 1915-1925 by
Jeanette Delamoir .
Beatrice Maude Tildesley Goes to the pictures by Jill Julius Matthews .
The Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia and the conversion
of Sir Victor Wilson by Mike Walsh .
A "careful little housewife": C. J. Dennis and masculinity in The
sentimental blokes. by Philip Butterss .
Citations by Sam Rohdie
Film and landscape by Sam Rohdie
Vale Lee Robinson by Geoff Mayer
Vale Tim Burstall by John Benson
***Classics and reruns
Catherine Duncan: As others see us. by Deane Williams.
Richard Armstrong reviews Peter William Evans &Celestino Deleyto, eds.,
Terms of endearment: Hollywood romantic comedy of the 1980s and 1990s.
Mervyn F. Bendle , reviews Terrie Waddell (ed.)Cultural expressions of
evil and wickedness: wrath, sex, crime. .
Chris Berry reviews Eric Cadzyn The flash of capital: film and geopolitics
in Japan .
Chris Berry Kung Fu cult masters: From Bruce Lee to Crouching tiger. .
Ina Bertrand reviews Alan McKee Australian television: a genealogy of
James Brown reviews Sam B. Girgus America on film: modernism, documentary
and a changing America., .
Colin Crisp reviews Joseph Cunneen Robert Bresson: a spiritual style in
Sean Cubitt reviews Darren Tofts, Annemarie Jonson and Alessio Cavallaro
(eds). Prefiguring cyberspace: an intellectual history
Adrian Danks reviews Eric Smoodin & Ann Martin (eds.) Hollywood quarterly:
film culture in postwar America 1945-1957 .
Jeanette Delamoir reviews Kay Armatage The girl from God's country: Nell
Shipman and the silent cinema. .
Leanne Downing reviews Karen Beckman Vanishing women: magic, film and
Laurie Ede reviews Brian McFarlane (ed) The encylopedia of British film.
David Ehrenstein reviews Jonathan Rosenbaum & Adrian Martin (eds.) Movie
mutations: the changing face of world cinephilia
Mary Farquar reviews Ni Zhen (translated by Chris Berry) Memoirs from the
Beijing film academy; the genesis of China's fifth generation. .
Mas Generis reviews Birgit Beumers Russia on reels: the Russian idea in
post-Soviet cinema .
Helen Grace reviews Graeme Turner (ed) The film cultures reader .
Melissa Goldsmith reviews David C. Gillespie Russian cinema .
Melissa Goldsmith reviews Alexandra Juhasz (ed.) Women of vision:
histories in feminist film and video. .
Fincina Hopgood reviews Lisa French (ed.) Womenvision: women and the
moving image in Australia .
Fincina Hopgood reviews Kenneth Turan Sundance to Sarajevo: films
festivals and the world they made .
Jan-Christopher Horak reviews Lutz Koepnick The Dark mirror. German cinema
between Hitler and Hollywood .
Peter Hughes reviews Jane Roscoe and Craig Hight Faking it:
Mock-documentary and the subversion of factuality. .
D.B. Jones reviews Louis NowraWalkabout
Fran Martin reviews Kelly Hankin The girls in the back room: looking at
the lesbian bar. .
Geoff Mayer reviews Peter Stanfield Hollywood, westerns and the 1930s: the
lost trail. .
Geoff Mayer reviews Ben Singer Melodrama and modernity. Early sensational
cinema and its contexts
Brian McFarlane reviews Grahame Smith Dickens and the dream of cinema
David Neo reviews William Van Der Heide Malaysian cinema, Asian film:
border crossings and national cultures .
Tim O'Farrell reviews Christopher Beach Class, language and American film
Jaime Ong reviews Adam Macauley Don't tell me, show me: directors talk
Dana Polan reviews Michel Marie The French New Wave: an artistic school.
Michael Paris reviews Bernadette Kester Film front Weimar: representations
of the First World War in German films of the Weimar period (1919 - 1933).
Thomas Redwood reviews John E. Bodnar Blue collar Hollywood: liberalism,
democracy and working people in American film.
Brian Shoesmith reviews two books on Indian film .
Violetta Petrova reviews Dina Iordanova Cinema of the other Europe: the
industry and artistry of East Central European film.
Dave Watson reviews Sam Rohdie Fellini Lexicon. .
June Werrett reviews Peter Lehman and William Luhr Thinking about movies:
watching, questioning, enjoying. .
All the best,
Peter Hughes Honours Coordinator Media Studies Program, La Trobe University,
Victoria, 3086, Australia.
ph: +61 3 9479 3065 (w), fax: +61 3 9479 3638 (w)
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