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Israeli Early Cinema

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מאמרים עיוניים, מאמרים היסטוריים, סקירות וניתוחים אקדמיים העוסקים בעיקר בתחום הקולנוע הארץ הישראלי המוקדם - אך גם בקולנוע הישראלי המאוחר והעכשווי ובקולנוע היהודי והעולמי.

כותבים וחוקרים, כמו גם עיתונאים וחובבים - מוזמנים לפנות באמצעות טופס הקשר באתר ולהציע או להמליץ על תכנים לפרסום.

Oded Hanoded

odded hanodedOded Hanoded is 1932 Drama film directed by Chaim Halachmi (Haim Halachmi), and written by Chaim Halachmi (Haim Halahmi) and Tzvi Lieberman-Livne (Based on his childrens book).

Considered first full-length Hebrew feature film.

"A cornerstone for the Hebrew cinema was laid yesterday" by Doar Hayom after the film's premiere at Jerusalem's Zion Cinema.

Uri Klein, Ha’aretz film critic: “Today, 78 years after its making, the major interest in watching the film stems from its attempt to deal with the conflict between the collective and the individual".

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La Comedie musicale et la double vie du cinema

We are pleased to announce you that one of our members, Viva Paci, just published La Comédie musicale et la double vie du cinéma (Lyon/Udine, Aléas/Forum, 2011). You will find below and in attached files all informations : presentation of the book, presentation of the author, table of contents, a link to get the book.

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Sentimental journeys of the big-eyed sightseer: Tourism and the early cinema

Sentimental journeys of the big-eyed sightseer: Tourism and the early cinema - The representation of the tourist in the American cinema,1903-04, to reflect on the evident popularity of some kinds of travelogue in an entertainment milieu that marked by a  variety of ethnic and national stereotypes, and finally to point out what appears to have been a correspondence of sorts between the rising tourist industry and an emerging  continuous action  film narrative, a correspondence in which the image of Thomas Cook begins to merge with that of Adolph Zukor.

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Travelling Cinema in Europe., edited by Martin Loiperdinger

The book Travelling Cinema in Europe. Sources and Perspectives, edited by Martin Loiperdinger and published as KINtop Schriften 10, presents the proceedings of the international conference Travelling Cinema in Europe, which was held from 6 to 8 September 2007 in the cinema of the Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg.

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Silent Film Comedies of Rene Clair

René Clair’s (much embattled but ever resilient) reputation as one of the supreme stylists of screen comedy still rests essentially on the quartet of populist films he made in a breathtaking élan of creativity between 1930 and 1933. These comedies – Sous les toits de Paris, Le Million, À nous la liberté and (the lesser known) 14 juillet – vindicated the art of European sound film, released the early talkies from the artless yoke of canned theatre, and placed Clair in the elite of world-rank directors.

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