Issue 16 of Screening the past is now online at:

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/screeningthepast

Contents:

***First release

 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.

 *** Reviews

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
great moments.

 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
film.

 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
feminism.  .

 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
comedy.

 Jaime Ong  reviews Adam Macauley Don't tell me, show me: directors talk
about acting.

 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,

P.
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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)
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/media

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