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Escaping reality: the wonderful world of cinema during the Great Depression From Tod Browning's Dracula (1931) to Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940), this tome explores a diverse and fascinating era in world cinema. The stock market crash of 1929 had left the America?and the globe?in a devastating depression that would not begin to lift until World War II. With so ...more
Paperback, 575 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Taschen
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I love this series of books. The writing is little more than fluff, but the layout and liberal use of film stills and period specific quotes make it a handsome chunk of publishing.
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Jürgen Müller is a German art historian who specializes in old German and Dutch painting, the art of Mannerism, the painting of the Golden Age and in the areas of photography and film.
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