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Film architecture and the transnational imagination: set design in 1930s European cinema

Film architecture and the transnational imagination: set design in 1930s European cinema

Bergfelder, Tim; Street, Sarah; Harris, Sue; Harris, Sue (Lecturer in French)

Presents for the first time a comparative study of European film set design in the late 1920s and 1930

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Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press 2007

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Statement of responsibility: Tim Bergfelder, Sue Harris, Sarah Street
ISBN: 6611154353, 904850175X, 9048501792, 9053569804, 9786611154356, 9789048501755, 9789048501793, 9789053569801
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304) and indexes.
Language note: En.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (316 pages) : illustrations.
System: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Number: 10.5117/9789053569801
Series: Film culture in transition
Subject: Filmarchitektur; Europa.; PERFORMING ARTS Film & Video Reference.; Film architecture; Society and culture: general.; The arts.; Motion pictures Setting and scenery Europe.; Group work in art.; Designs; Motion pictures.; ART Film & Video.; Society and social sciences.; Europe.; Motion pictures Setting and scenery.; Transnationalism.; Transnational imagination; Film, TV and radio.; Motion pictures Europe History 20th century.
Restrictions: Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.]: HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Series Title: Film culture in transition.


  1. Introduction: understanding and interpreting set design in cinema
  2. European set design in the 1920s and 1930s: cultural contexts and professional practices
  3. Imagining space in late Weimar Cinema
  4. French cinema in the 1930s: space, place and national identity
  5. Set design, style, and genre in 1930s British Cinema.