Christmas at the movies : images of Christmas in American, British and European cinema

Published
  • London ; New York New York, NY : I.B. Tauris Publishers ; Distributed in the United States and Canada by St. Martin's Press 2000
Physical description
1 online resource (256 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-282-52737-1
  • 9786612527371
  • 0-85771-135-0
  • 600-00-0619-5
  • 1-4175-4673-5
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Filmography: p. ([223]-232).
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; General Editor's Introduction; Contributors; Introduction; 1 God Bless Us, Every One: Movie Adaptations of A Christmas Carol; 2 A Hollywood Carol's Wonderful Life; 3 Dreaming of Christmas: Hollywood and the Second World War; 4 Christmas Under Fire: The Wartime Christmas in Britain; 5 Crisis at Christmas: Turkey Time, The Holly and the Ivy, The Cheaters; 6 Santa Claus: The Movie; 7 You Better Watch Out: Christmas in the Horror Film; 8 'Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All Men': The Depiction of Christmas in Modern Hollywood Films
  • 9 Christmas in French Cinema10 Father Frost on 31 December: Christmas and New Year in Soviet and Russian Cinema; 11 S atirizing the S panish C hristmas P lácido (L uis G arcía B erlanga 1961); Filmography; Index of cast, crew, characters and film locations; General Index
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 1-86064-397-3
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/hol057/2001267500.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol052/2001267500.html
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
  • UK eLD e-books
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Whether we love or hate it, Christmas has always played a special role in the cinema, and Christmas movies like ""It's a Wonderful Life"" and ""Miracle on 34th Street"" have a special place in popular affections. They almost constitute a mini-cinematic genre. So what does Christmas in the movies mean to societies across the Anglo-Saxon and European world and what does it have to say about them? The contributors to this book take a good look at popular Christmas films, decoding the messages they convey about preoccupations and attitudes internationally and about the different societies that pro

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