restricted access   Volume 45, Number 1, Summer 2015

Table of Contents

The Twentieth Century’s Middle Years

This issue of Film & History is dedicated to Peter C. Rollins (1942-2015)


The Struggle Over Audiences in Postwar East German Film

pp. 5-16

From Midway to Korea!: John Ford and the De-Fused Documentary

pp. 17-24

Sex Ratio, Socio-Sexuality, and the Emergence of the Femme Fatale in Classic French and American Film Noir

pp. 25-37

Hollywood Über Alles: Seeing the Nazi in American Movies

pp. 38-53

Book Reviews

Exits and Entrances: Interviews with Seven Who Reshaped African-American Images in Movies by Frank Manchel (review)

p. 55

Cinema Unchained: The Films of Quentin Tarantino by Brancati, Simona (review)

pp. 55-56

The Leading Man: Hollywood and the Presidential Image by Burton W. Peretti (review)

pp. 56-57

The West Wing (TV Milestone Series) by Janet McCabe (review)

pp. 57-59

From Stage to Screen: Musical Films in Europe and United States (1927-1961) ed. by Massimiliano Sala (review)

pp. 59-60

Go West, Young Women! The Rise of Early Hollywood by Hilary A. Hallett (review)

pp. 60-61

Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo by Michael Schiavi (review)

pp. 62-63

Cinema and Community: Progressivism, Exhibition, and Film Culture in Chicago, 1907-1917 by Moya Luckett (review)

pp. 64-65

From Grain to Pixel: The Archival Life of Film in Transition by Giovanna Fossati, and: Saving Cinema: The Politics of Preservation by Caroline Frick, and: The Past is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film by Jana Jones (review)

pp. 65-68

Rule of Thumb: Ebert at the Movies by Todd Rendleman (review)

pp. 68-69

The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia ed. by James M. Welsh and Donald M. Whaley (review)

pp. 69-70

Ghetto Voices in Contemporary German Culture: Textscapes, Filmscapes. Soundscapes by Stehle, Maria (review)

pp. 70-71

From Rajahs and Yogis to Gandhi and Beyond: Images of India in International Films of the Twentieth Century by Vijaya Mulay (review)

pp. 72-73

Land of Smoke and Mirrors: A Cultural History of Los Angeles by Vincent Brook (review)

pp. 73-75

A Social History of Iranian Cinema Volume 1: The Artisanal Era, 1897-1941 by Hamid Naficy, and: Volume 2: The Industrializing Years, 1941-1978 by Hamid Naficy, and: Volume 3: The Islamicate Period, 1978-1984 by Hamid Naficy, and: Volume 4: The Globalizing Era, 1984-2010 by Hamid Naficy (review)

pp. 75-79

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Harris, Mark (review)

pp. 79-81

Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood’s Legendary Director by Moss, Marilyn Ann (review)

pp. 81-82

Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China by Haomin Gong (review)

pp. 82-83

Detour by Noah Isenberg (review)

pp. 83-85

Making Patton: A Classic War Film’s Epic Journey to the Silver Screen by Nicholas Evan Sarantakes (review)

pp. 85-86

A New History of German Cinema ed. by Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Michel D. Richardson (review)

pp. 87-88

Popular Trauma Culture: Selling the Pain of Others in the Mass Media by Anne Rothe (review)

pp. 88-90

Movie Roadshows: A History and Filmography of Reserved-Seat Limited Showings, 1911-1973 by Kim R. Holston (review)

pp. 90-92

Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism by Stephen M. Norris (review)

pp. 92-93

Screen Jesus: Portrayals of Christ in Television and Film by Peter Malone (review)

pp. 93-94

M*A*S*H by David Scott Diffrient (review)

pp. 94-96

The IRA on Film and Television: A History by Mark Connelly (review)

pp. 96-97

Millennial Masculinity: Men in Contemporary American Cinema ed. by Timothy Shary (review)

pp. 97-99

Creating the Witness: Documenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet by Leshu Torchin (review)

pp. 99-100

Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood by Yiman Wang (review)

pp. 100-102

Film in the Middle East and North Africa: Creative Dissidence ed. by Josef Gugler (review)

pp. 102-104

Stardust Monuments: The Saving and Selling of Hollywood by Alison Trope (review)

pp. 104-106

Screening the Dark Side of Love ed. by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Karen Randell, and: The Writer on Film: Screening Literary Authorship ed. by Judith Buchanan (review)

pp. 106-108

Stardom, Italian Style: Screen Performance and Personality in Italian Cinema by Marcia Landy (review)

pp. 108-109

Studying French Cinema by Isabelle Vanderschelden (review)

pp. 110-111

Oxford Dictionary of Film Studies by Annette Kuhn & Guy Westwell (review)

pp. 111-112

Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age by Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano (review)

pp. 113-114

First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-1946 by Jeremy Hicks (review)

pp. 114-116

From Fidelity to History: Film Adaptations as Cultural Events in the Twentieth Century by Scholz, Anne-Marie (review)

pp. 116-118

Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video by Akira Mizuta Lippit (review)

pp. 118-120