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Author Pick, Zuzana M., author

Title Constructing the image of the Mexican Revolution : cinema and the archive / Zuzana M. Pick
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : visualizing and romancing the revolution -- The revolution as media event : documentary image and the archive -- Historicity and the archive : reconstruction and appropriation -- Pancho Villa on two sides of the border -- Avant-garde gestures and nationalist images of Mexico in Eisenstein's unfinished project -- Reconfiguring the revolution : celebrity and melodrama -- The aesthetics of spectacle -- Competing narratives and converging visions -- Conclusion : thoughts on working with the archive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Motion pictures -- Mexico -- History.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
War films -- Mexico -- History and criticism.
War films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Motion pictures and the revolution.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009024825
ISBN 0292793421 (electronic bk.)
9780292793422 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)