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Author Bowman, Barbara.

Title Master space : film images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler / Barbara Bowman
Published New York : Greenwood Press, 1992


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Description xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Contributions to the study of popular culture, 0198-9871 ; no. 31
Contributions to the study of popular culture ; no. 31
Contents 1. Introduction: Space in Classic American Film -- 2. Film Space as Implied by Narrative: Capra's Protagonists Learning to Look Inward -- 3. Capra's Film Images: Ritualizing Habitual Space and Framing Acute Space -- 4. Lubitsch's Film Space: Implying Space to Stimulate the Imagination -- 5. Sternberg's Film Space: Obscuring Space to Stimulate Curiosity -- 6. Wyler's Film Space: Arranging Confrontation to Intensify Understanding -- 7. Conclusion: Habitual and Acute Film Space -- Appendix: Career Survey of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler / Steven P. Hill
Analysis Cinema Films (Motion pictures) Directing
Cinema Films (Motion pictures) Directing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-165) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Capra, Frank, 1897-1991 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
LC no. 91033480
ISBN 0313280266 (alk. paper)