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American documentary film : projecting the nation /

Main Author: Geiger, Jeffrey.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011
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245 1 0 |a American documentary film :  |b projecting the nation /  |c Jeffrey Geiger. 
260 |a Edinburgh :  |b Edinburgh University Press,  |c 2011. 
300 |a xi, 275 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Novelties, spectacles and the documentary impulse. Case studies: Blacksmith scene (1893), Buffalo dance (1984), Mess call (1896) -- Virtual travels and the tourist gaze. Case study: Nanook of the north (1922) -- Serious play: documentary and the avant-garde. Case study: Manhatta (1921) -- Activism and advocacy: the Depression era. Case study: The plow that broke the plains (1936) -- Idea-weapons: documentary propaganda. Case study: The Memphis Belle (1944) -- 'Uncontrolled' situations: direct cinema. Case study: Tongues untied (1989) -- Media wars: documentary dispersion. Case study: Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004). 
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650 0 |a Documentary films  |z United States  |x History. 
651 0 |a United States  |x In motion pictures. 
650 0 |a National characteristics, American  |x In motion pictures. 
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