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    Title
    Film is like a battleground : Sam Fuller's war movies
    Author
    Gordon, Marsha, 1971- author.

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    Personal Author:
    Gordon, Marsha, 1971- author.
    Title:
    Film is like a battleground : Sam Fuller's war movies / Marsha Gordon.
    Publication info:
    New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
    Physical description:
    ix, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-298) and index.
    Bibliography note:
    Includes filmography.
    Contents:
    Introduction -- 1. Sam Fuller's First War Movie -- 2. A Complicated Conflict: The Steel Helmet and Fixed Bayonets! -- 3. Cold War Stories: Pickup on South Street and Hell and High Water -- 4. More War in Asia: China Gate and The Rifle -- 5. Looking Back at World War II: Verboten!, Dogface, and Merrill's Marauders -- 6. Reimagining the War: The Big Red One -- Conclusion: Returning to the Scene of the Crime: Falkenau, The Impossible.
    Summary:
    "Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller's War Movies is the first book to focus on the genre that best defined the American director's career: the war film. It draws on previously unexplored archival materials, such as Fuller's Federal Bureau of Investigation files and WWII-era amateur films, to explore the director's lifelong interest in making movies representing war and conflict"-- Provided by publisher.
    Personal subject:
    Fuller, Samuel, 1912-1997--Criticism and interpretation.
    Subject term:
    War films.
    LCCN:
    2016026298
    ISBN:
    9780190269746 (hardcover)
    ISBN:
    019026974X (hardcover)
    ISBN:
    9780190269753 (paperback)
    ISBN:
    0190269758 (paperback)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 9780190269760 (updf)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 9780190269777 (epub)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 0190269766
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 0190269774
    Standard identifier:
    40026839604

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