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It Happened One Night (Hardcover)

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A movie that swept the 1934 Academy Awards and captivated Depression-era America, "It Happened One Night" challenged the ways Americans imagined marriage, romance, gender, and class difference. This book examines key scenes and formal features of "It Happened One Night," and explores its lasting importance in film history and in cultural studies.Consideration of the film''s role in establishing the genre of the romantic comedy filmInvestigations into the film''s persistent sexuality and its creativity in avoiding Depression-era censorshipEstablishment of the cultural, economic, and political context of a film that directly addresses the Depression and class issuesExploration of how the film invokes and develops the stardom of Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert and how this stardom intersects with the film''s topics of gender, genre, sexuality, and class


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405173896
SKU 211539329
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405173890
Release Date 3/4/2013
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0137
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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