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Title Useful cinema [electronic resource] / Charles R. Acland & Haidee Wasson, editors.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: utility and cinema / Haidee Wasson and Charles R. Acland -- "What a power for education!" : the cinema and sites of learning in the 1930s / Eric Smoodin -- "We can see ourselves as others see us" : women workers and western union's training films in the 1920s / Stephen Groening -- Hollywood's educators : Mark May and teaching film custodians / Charles R. Acland -- Unesco, film, and education : mediating postwar paradigms of communication / Zoƫ Druick -- Health films, cold war, and the production of patriotic audiences : the body fights bacteria (1948) / Kirsten Ostherr -- Projecting the promise of 16mm, 1935-45 / Gregory A. Waller -- A history long overdue : the public library and motion pictures / Jennifer Horne -- Big, fast museums/small, slow movies : film, scale, and the art museum / Haidee Wasson -- Pastoral exhibition : the YMCA motion picture bureau and the transition to 16mm, 1928-39 / Ronald Walter Greene -- "A moving picture of the heavens" : the planetarium space show as useful cinema / Alison Griffiths -- Double vision : World War II, racial uplift, and the all-American newsreel's pedagogical address / Joseph Clark -- Mechanical craftsmanship : amateurs making practical films / Charles Tepperman -- Experimental film as useless cinema / Michael Zryd.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Nonfiction films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Added Author Acland, Charles R., 1963-
Wasson, Haidee, 1970-
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822349976 0822349973 9780822350095 0822350092 (DLC) 2011010726
ISBN 0822394162 (electronic bk.)
9780822394167 (electronic bk.)
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