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Romance Film free pdf Romance Film is a critical history of significant romance films from Hollywood and abroad. Kagan discusses, among others, Marlene Dietrich in Blue Angel, Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic, Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, and Woody Allen in Annie Hall. Each chapter analyzes a type of lover, including the siren, rake, intriguer, dandy, innocent, coquette, charmer, charismatic, comic, and the self-destructive lover." The book discusses each type's continuities and the social forces and emotions that shape it. It also deals with films of first love-True Heart Susie (1930), Tarzan the Ape Man (1934), Picnic (1955), Rebel without a Cause (1955), The Sure Thing (1985), Dirty Dancing (1994), Titanic (1997)-and the ways in which youth discovers passion, frustration, and fulfillment.

About Norman Kagan

Norman Kagan has taught communications, cinema, mass media, and essay writing at the City University of New York, and elsewhere. He has served as the writer and producer of several hundred news programs and is the author of six books on film. For seven years, he produced programs on 600 television stations in 110 nations for the U.S. Information Agency.

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Author : Norman Kagan
Publisher : Hamilton Books
Data Published : 22 September 2015
ISBN : 0761866612
EAN : 9780761866619
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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