The many faces of Weimar cinema: rediscovering Germany's filmic legacy

Introduction: images and imaginaries / Christian Rogowski -- Richard Oswald and the social hygiene film: promoting public health or promiscuity? / Jill Suzanne Smith -- Unsettling nerves: investigating war trauma in Robert Reinert's Nerven (1919) / Barbara Hales -- Humanity unleashed: anti-Bols...

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Contributors: Rogowski, Christian 1956- (Publisher, Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Rochester, NY Camden House 2010
Edition:1. Aufl.
Series/Journal:Screen cultures: German film and the visual
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Germany / Weimar Republic / Film / History 1919-1933
B Weimar Republic / Film
B Germany / Film / History 1918-1933
Further subjects:B History 1918-1933
B Collection of essays
B Motion Pictures (Germany) History 20th century
B Film
B Motion Pictures History 20th century Germany
B Weimar Republic
B German language
B Germany
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Summary:Introduction: images and imaginaries / Christian Rogowski -- Richard Oswald and the social hygiene film: promoting public health or promiscuity? / Jill Suzanne Smith -- Unsettling nerves: investigating war trauma in Robert Reinert's Nerven (1919) / Barbara Hales -- Humanity unleashed: anti-Bolshevism as popular culture in early Weimar cinema / Philipp Stiasny -- Desire versus despotism: the politics of Sumurun (1920), Ernst Lubitsch's "Oriental" fantasy / Richard W. McCormick -- Romeo with sidelocks: Jewish-Gentile romance in E. A. Dupont's Das alte Gesetz (1923) and other early Weimar assimilation films / Cynthia Walk -- "These Hands Are Not My Hands": war trauma and masculinity in crisis in Robert Wiene's Orlacs Hände (1924) / Anjeana Hans -- The star system in Weimar cinema / Joseph Garncarz -- Schaulust: sexuality and trauma in Conrad Veidt's masculine masquerades / Elizabeth Otto -- The musical promise of abstract film / Joel Westerdale -- The international project of national(ist) film: Franz Osten in India / Veronika Fuechtner -- The body in time: Wilhelm Prager's Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit (1926) / Theodore F. Rippey -- Henrik Galeen's Alraune (1927): The Vamp and The Root of Horror / Valerie Weinstein -- The dialectic of (sexual) enlightenment: Wilhelm Dieterle's Geschlecht in Fesseln (1928) / Christian Rogowski -- Babel's business--on Ufa's multiple language film versions, 1929-1933 / Chris Wahl -- "A new era of peace and understanding": the integration of sound film into German popular cinema, 1929-1932 / Ofer Ashkenazi -- Landscapes of death: sound, space and the mobilization genre in G. W. Pabst's Westfront 1918 (1930) / Jaimey Fisher -- Undermining Babel: Victor Trivas's Niemandsland (1931) / Nancy P. Nenno -- Unmasking Brigitte Helm and Marlene Dietrich: the vamp in German romantic comedies (1930-33) / Mihaela Petrescu
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1571135324