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  1. John Steinbeck (1994 Video)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 30 minutes), £13.74

    A programme about John Steinbeck from the ‘Famous Authors’ series of documentary biographies. Using film, archive documents, portraits, music and commentary, the programme presents not only a factual...

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  2. Cinematic Fictions

    Date
    22 Aug 2013, 10:52
    Author
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to the Second World War by David Seed (Liverpool University Press, 2009). ISBN 978-1846312120 (hardback), £65 About the reviewer:...

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  3. Grapes of Wrath, The (1940 Film)

    Director
    John Ford
    Producer
    Darryl F Zanuck
    Subject
    Literature; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 129 minutes), £15.99

    Feature film based on the novel by John Steinbeck. An impoverished dustbowl family’s struggle to reach the orchards of California, and the exploitation which awaits them.

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  4. Exploring the Novel: For Entertainment and Comprehension (1991)

    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 48 minutes), £95.00 [University rate]

    This DVD introduces students to the traditions of realism and Romanticism. Dramatized selections illustrate such major elements as charaters, plot, setting, style, point of view and theme. Includes excerpts...

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  5. Forgotten Village, The (1941)

    Director
    Alexander Hammid; Herbert Kline
    Subject
    Anthropology; Development studies; Geography; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 65 minutes), £10.99

    Documentary examining the conflicts between the coming of modernization and the traditional culture of a small Mexican village in the early years of the 20th century. Alexander Hammid, famous for his...

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  6. Drive

    Date
    8 May 2013, 10:16
    Author
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    Drive: Journeys through Film, Cities and Landscapes by Iain Borden (Reaktion Books, 2013). 256 pages. ISBN: 978-1780230269 (paperback) £18; ISBN: 978-1780230719 (eBook), £17.48 About the reviewer: Brian...

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