Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951

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Hundreds of German-speaking film professionals took refuge in Hollywood during the 1930s and 1940s, making a lasting contribution to American cinema. Hailing from Austria, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and the Ukraine, as well as Germany, and including Ernst Lubitsch, Fred Zinnemann, Billy Wilder, and Fritz Lang, these multicultural, multilingual writers and directors betrayed distinct cultural sensibilities in their art. Gerd Gemunden focuses on Edgar G. Ulmer's The Black Cat (1934), William Dieterle's The Life of Emile Zola ...

Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951 2014, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231166799

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Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951 2014, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231166782

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