Wild West Movies

Wild West Movies

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From his acclaimed study of horror films, "Nightmare Movies", Kim Newman turns his attention to the western. Against the backdrop of American history, popular mythology and the development of the cinema, the book examines the main themes and tensions of the genre. With reference to thousands of films and hundreds of directors and actors Newman brings his entertaining, wide-ranging and authoritative approach to bear on one of the cinema's most popular genres - with illuminating results.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 190.5 x 243.84 x 17.78mm | 725.74g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50 b&w pictures
  • 0747507473
  • 9780747507475

Table of contents

The virgin land; The Blue and the Gray; westward journeys; The Indian Question; Working the Land; The Old Outlaw Trail; Law and Order; The Un-American Western; Diversions; The End of the Trail.show more

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