The Oxford History of World Cinema

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1. Entries in italics indicate captions to illustrations. In some cases there are also textual references on these pages
2. Page numbers in bold indicate special features in boxes
3. Dates are occasionally added to distinguish different films with the same or very similar names
4. Films with non-English titles from Western Europe are entered in both languages; films from the rest of the world are mainly given in English, where it has been supplied.
A 554
À bout de souffle486-7, 567, 577, 752
À mort l'arbitre580
À nous la libertd249, 345, 346
À Propos de Nice93, 97, 533
À Valparaiso331530
A-A (formerly Monogram) 512
Aage Badho679
Aaron, Jane555
Abba the Movie294
Abbas, K.A.405, 679, 681
Abbasov, Shukhrats652, 654
Abbott and Costello 234, 509
ABC 362, 367, 467
Abdel-Salam, Shadi665
Abdrashitov, Vadim649
Abe, Yutaka414-15
Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed, Die77, 273
'Abi and Rabi'673
Abich, Hans381
Aborigines 725, 730
ABPC 468, 469
Abraham Lincoln31
Abril, Victoria600, 601
Abschied vom falschen Paradies627
Abschied von gestern616
'absentee, The'580
Absolute Beginners294, 611
Abuladze, Tengiz321, 649, 652, 655
Abuna Messias355
Abyad, Georges662
Abyss, The26, 154
Abysses, Les560
Accattone494, 588, 593
Accident606607, 608
Acconci, Vito490
Accused, The478
ACE118, 119
Aces Go Places710
Achard, Marcel345
Achternbusch, Herbert625-6
Achtung! Feind hört mit!377
Ackeren, Robert von623
Acres, Birt16
Across 110th Street506
Across the Wide Missouri291
Act of seeing with One's Own Eyes, The545
Actas de Marusia747
Acto da primavera ('Act of spring') 602
'actress, The'631
Aczel, Ilona383
Adair, Jon536
Adair, Peter534
Adam II554
Adam's Rib282, 651
Adauchi senshu419
Addams Family, The481, 509
Addio giovinezza!127
Addio, Kira355
Addio, piccola mia631
Address Unknown233
Adieu Philippine532, 580
Adjani, Isabelle584
Adjuster, The737
Adlon, Percy626
Adomenaite, Nijole650
Adorable menteuse ('Adorable Liar') 580
Adorables créatures352
Adventure of Faustus Bidgood, The738
Adventure/Travel Films322-3
Adventures of Barry McKenzie, The723
Adventures of Dollie30
Adventures of Elias Marbrouk, The662
Adventures of a Good Citizen104
Adventures of Goopy and Bagha, see Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne
Adventures of Juan Quin Quin, The743
Adventures of Kathlyn, The106-7
Adventures of Lieutenant Daring, The110
Adventures of Lieutenant Rose, The110
Adventures of Oktyabrina, The170
Adventures of Peg o'the Ring107
Adventures of Prince Ahmed, The77
Adventures of Robin Hood, The253, 254, 255, 260, 559
Adventures of Tarzan, The110
Adventures of Tom, Sawyer, The200
Advise and Consent491
AEG207, 212
Aelita164, 171, 321
Aesop's Fables270
AFC (Australian Film Commission) 723-6, 728, 729
AFDC (Australian Film Development Corporation)722-3, 726
Affaire Blum628
Afgrunden26, 154
Afram, Silvana534
silent period ( 1895-1930) 57, 63
sound period ( 1930-60) 237, 331, 355
modern period ( 1960-95) 465, 533, 584, 667-72, 742, 743
Africa addio ( Africa, goodbye') 592
African Queen, The448449473
'After the curfew'690
After Hours764
After Lumière549
After Many Years35
Agarwala, Jyotiprasad680
AGC 112, 115, 119
Age and Scarpelli 592
Age d'or, L'100, 432433
Age of Consent427
'age of Cosimo de' Medici, The'489
'age of the earth, The'742
Age of Innocence, The ( 1924) 189
Agee, James 330
Agfa and Agfacolor9, 137, 264, 266, 379
Agni Nakshatram688
Agosti, Silvano590
Agostini, Alberto D'318
Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Aguirre, Wrath of God)566, 620621
Aherne, Brian136
'Ahu's husband'674
Ai no corrida495
AIDS-Trilogie, Die623
Aigle à deux têtes, L'569
Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer537
Aimée, Anouk487
AIP (American-International Pictures) 511-12513, 514
Air de Paris, L'347
Air Force201278, 342
Aitmatov, Chingiz654
Aiyoku no nayami182
Akad, Omer Lètfi657-8, 659, 660
Akasen chitai418
Akeli mat Jaiyo680
Akerman, Chantal386, 755
Akkasbashi, Mirza Ebrahim Khan672
Akomfrah, John550
Akup, Nya Abbas690
Aladdin556, 558
Alain, Marcel304
Alam Ara403
Alawiya, Borhan665
Alba de América597
Albani, Marcello354
Albatros116, 118, 119, 122, 164
Alberini, Filoteo9, 123
Albero degli zoccoli, L'590
Albers, Hans145, 150, 377, 379
Albertazzi, Giorgio571
Albicocco, Gabriel580
Alda, Robert309
Aldrich, Robert511, 513, 514, 542
Alea, Tomás Gutiérrez741, 744, 745
Aleinikov, Moisei163, 167
Alekan, Henri 350, 586, 625
Alentova, Valentina648
Alessandrini, Goffredo355
Alexander Nevsky168257, 393
Alexander Parkhomenko396
Alexandria: Again and Again664
Alexandria . . . Why?664
Alexandrov, Grigori170, 174, 391, 393, 640, 641
Alexeieff, Alexander274, 552, 739
Aleykhem, Sholem174, 175
Alfred Hitchcock Presents/Alfred Hitchcock Hour310470
Algar, Jim270
Algeria661, 665, 666-7 670
Ali, the fighter533
Alibaba and the Forty Thieves406
Alibaba and the Forty Thieves ( 1903) 399
Alice ( 1988) 553-4, 635
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore764765
Alice in The Cities (Alice in den Städten, 1974) 624
Alice in Wonderland319
Alice in Wonderland ( 1903) 19
Alice in Wonderland ( 1951) 270
Alien ( 1979) 519
Aliens ( 1986) 518, 519
All about Eve223
All Fall Down456
All Makhallia is Talking about It652
All my Good Countrymen632
All Quiet on the Western Front67, 147
'All risks'580
All That Heaven Allows456, 456
All that Jazz299
All the Wrong Clues (for the Right Solution) 709
Allà en el Rancho Grande430431433
Allego non troppo556
Allégret, Marc340
Alloégret, Yves350, 579
Allegretto272, 273
Allegro Barbaro638
Allegro non troppo556, 557
Allen, Dede460, 460
Allen, Gene282
Allen, Woody460, 477, 480-1, 481, 573753
Allied Artists512
Allied Film Makers604
Allio, René582
Allouache, Merzak667
'All-round reduced personality' 623
Allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit: REDUPERS623
Almendros, Nestor586
Almodóvar, Pedro575, 600-1, 600, 758
Almost Out549
Alov, Alexander643
Alpenjäger, Der137
Alphaville146, 320, 752
Alte Gesetz, Das143


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The Oxford History of World Cinema
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Contributors ix
  • Contents xi
  • Special Features xv
  • List of Colour Illustrations xvii
  • General Introduction xix
  • 1 - Silent Cinema 1895-1930 1
  • Origins and Survival 6
  • Early Cinema 13
  • Transitional Cinema 23
  • The Hollywood Studio System 43
  • The World-Wide Spread of Cinema 53
  • The First World War and the Crisis in Europe 62
  • Tricks and Animation 71
  • Comedy 78
  • Documentary 86
  • Cinema and the Avant-Garde 95
  • Serials 105
  • French Silent Cinema 112
  • Italy- Spectacle and Melodrama 123
  • British Cinema from Hepworth to Hitchcock 130
  • Germany- The Weimar Years 136
  • The Scandinavian Style 151
  • Pre-Revolutionary Russia 159
  • The Soviet Union and the Russian émigrés 162
  • Yiddish Cinema in Europe 174
  • Japan- Before the Great Kanto Earthquake 177
  • Music and the Silent Film 183
  • The Heyday of the Silents 192
  • 2 - Sound Cinema 1930-1960 205
  • The Introduction of Sound 211
  • Hollywood- The Triumph of the Studio System 220
  • Censorship and Self-Regulation 235
  • The Sound of Music 248
  • Technology and Innovation 259
  • Animation 267
  • Cinema and Genre 276
  • The Western 286
  • The Musical 294
  • Crime Movies 304
  • The Fantastic 312
  • Documentary 322
  • Socialism, Fascism, and Democracy 333
  • The Popular Art of French Cinema 344
  • Italy from Fascism to Neo-Realism 353
  • Britain at the End of Empire 361
  • Germany- Nazism and after 374
  • East Central Europe before the Second World War 383
  • Soviet Film under Stalin 389
  • Indian Cinema- Origins to Independence 398
  • China before 1949 409
  • The Classical Cinema in Japan 413
  • The Emergence of Australian Film 422
  • Cinema in Latin America 427
  • After the War 436
  • Transformation of the Hollywood System 443
  • Independents and Mavericks 451
  • 3 - The Modern Cinema 1960-1995 461
  • Television and the Film Industry 466
  • The New Hollywood 475
  • New Technologies 483
  • Sex and Sensation 490
  • The Black Presence in American Cinema 497
  • Exploitation and the Mainstream 509
  • Dreams and Nightmares in the Hollywood Blockbuster 516
  • Cinéma-Vérité and the New Documentary 527
  • Avant-Garde Film- The Second Wave 537
  • Animation in the Post-Industrial Era 551
  • Modern Film Music 558
  • Art Cinema 567
  • New Directions in French Cinema 576
  • Italy- Auteurs and after 586
  • Spain after Franco 596
  • British Cinema- The Search for Identity 604
  • The New German Cinema 614
  • East Germany- The Defa Story 627
  • Changing States in East Central Europe 632
  • Russia after the Thaw 640
  • Cinema in the Soviet Republics 651
  • Turkish Cinema 656
  • The Arab World 661
  • The Cinemas of Sub-Saharan Africa 667
  • Iranian Cinema 672
  • India- Filming the Nation 678
  • Indonesian Cinema 690
  • China after the Revolution 693
  • Popular Cinema in Hong Kong 704
  • Taiwanese New Cinema 711
  • The Modernization of Japanese Film 714
  • New Australian Cinema 722
  • New Zealand Cinema 731
  • Canadian Cinema/Cinéma Canadien 731
  • New Cinemas in Latin America 740
  • New Concepts of Cinema 750
  • The Resurgence of Cinema 759
  • Index 785
  • List of Picture Sources 823


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