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Christmas at the movies [electronic resource] : images of Christmas in American, British and European cinema / edited by Mark Connelly.

Contributor(s): Connelly, Mark.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cinema and society: Publisher: London ; New York : New York, NY : I.B. Tauris Publishers ; Distributed in the United States and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (242 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417546735 (electronic bk.); 9781417546732 (electronic bk.); 9781860643972; 1860643973.Subject(s): Christmas in motion pictures | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Weihnacht -- Motiv -- Film | Film -- Motiv -- Weihnacht | Weihnachten -- Motiv (Kunst) -- Film -- Geschichte | Film -- Motiv (Kunst) -- Weihnachten -- Geschichte | Weihnachten | FilmGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christmas at the movies.DDC classification: 791.43/634 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
God bless us, every one : movie adaptations of A Christmas carol / James Chapman -- A Hollywood carol's wonderful life / Jonathan Munby -- Dreaming of Christmas : Hollywood and the Second World War / H. Mark Glancy -- Christmas under fire : the wartime Christmas in Britain / Sarah Street -- Crisis at Christmas : Turkey time, The holly and the ivy, The cheaters / Jeffrey Richards -- Santa Claus : the movie / Mark Connelly -- You better watch out : Christmas in the horror film / Kim Newman -- 'Peace on earth, goodwill to all men' : the depiction of Christmas in modern Hollywood films / Rowana Agajanian -- Christmas in French cinema / Guy Austin -- Father Frost on 31 December : Christmas and New Year in Soviet and Russian cinema / Birgit Beumers -- Satirizing the Spanish Christmas : Pl�acido / Peter William Evans.
Summary: Contains essays about the role of Christmas film and highlights the celebrations of Christmas as depicted in cinema throughout different parts of the world.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Filmography: p. ([223]-232).

God bless us, every one : movie adaptations of A Christmas carol / James Chapman -- A Hollywood carol's wonderful life / Jonathan Munby -- Dreaming of Christmas : Hollywood and the Second World War / H. Mark Glancy -- Christmas under fire : the wartime Christmas in Britain / Sarah Street -- Crisis at Christmas : Turkey time, The holly and the ivy, The cheaters / Jeffrey Richards -- Santa Claus : the movie / Mark Connelly -- You better watch out : Christmas in the horror film / Kim Newman -- 'Peace on earth, goodwill to all men' : the depiction of Christmas in modern Hollywood films / Rowana Agajanian -- Christmas in French cinema / Guy Austin -- Father Frost on 31 December : Christmas and New Year in Soviet and Russian cinema / Birgit Beumers -- Satirizing the Spanish Christmas : Pl�acido / Peter William Evans.

Contains essays about the role of Christmas film and highlights the celebrations of Christmas as depicted in cinema throughout different parts of the world.

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