Author:Sarris, Andrew


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Politics and Cinema

By: Sarris, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: (c.1978)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 23670

ISBN: 0-231-04034-2

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj

(price-clipped) [nice clean book, minor browning to cloth at top of spine, no other discernible wear; jacket has a couple of internal tape-repairs, minor wear to extremities]. This selection of Sarris's reviews and essays, mostly dealing with politically-themed films from 1971 through 1978, "explores the often adversary relationship between political reality and film illusion in the recent cinema [and] in the vital social issues surrounding Watergate, the Hollywood blacklist, and the renewed interest in Nazi Germany. Sarris dismantles many of the film industry's questionable attempts at ... View more info

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The American Cinema: Directors and Directions, 1929-1968

By: Sarris, Andrew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition (see notes)

Seller ID: 24460

Condition: Near Fine

[nice copy, with minor external handling wear, brief gift inscription (non-authorial) on title page, very light soiling to bottom edges, a bit of fading to the spine lettering]. Trade PB One of the most influential and frequently-referenced (by both devotees and detractors) of all critical/historical film texts -- nothing less, in fact, than the Bible of the American branch of the Church of the Auteur. No matter what direction the later critical assessment of any given director might haven taken, for those who first encountered this book within the first decade or so after its publication it'... View more info