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Brigadoon, Braveheart, and the Scots [electronic resource] : distortions of Scotland in Hollywood cinema / Colin McArthur.

By: McArthur, Colin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cinema and society: Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2003Description: 1 online resource (ix, 228 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417516933 (electronic bk.); 9781417516933 (electronic bk.); 1282528904; 9781282528901.Subject(s): Scotland -- In motion pictures | Brigadoon (Motion picture) | Braveheart (Motion picture) | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Film | Schottland (Motiv)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brigadoon, Braveheart, and the Scots.DDC classification: 791.4362411 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of illustrations -- General editor's introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Where did brigadoon come from? -- Brigadoon and the broadway musical -- Brigadoon and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer -- Marketing, using and abusing Brigadoon -- Scotland and the Braveheart effect -- Braveheart: A (Quasi- ) Barthesian reading in slow motion -- 'No' a fuckin' dry eye in the hoose': Braveheart's 'gift of a thistle' sequence -- 'That's show business!': 'What' and 'Why' of Braveheart's historical distortions -- It takes one to know one: Braveheart's appeal to the proto-fascist psyche -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index of films -- General index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and indexes.

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List of illustrations -- General editor's introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Where did brigadoon come from? -- Brigadoon and the broadway musical -- Brigadoon and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer -- Marketing, using and abusing Brigadoon -- Scotland and the Braveheart effect -- Braveheart: A (Quasi- ) Barthesian reading in slow motion -- 'No' a fuckin' dry eye in the hoose': Braveheart's 'gift of a thistle' sequence -- 'That's show business!': 'What' and 'Why' of Braveheart's historical distortions -- It takes one to know one: Braveheart's appeal to the proto-fascist psyche -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index of films -- General index.

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