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French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema

 New,French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema

  • Author: Lewis, Hannah

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Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Imagining Sound Film: Debates in the Press
  • 2. Surrealist Sounds: Film Music and the Avant-Garde
  • 3. An achievement that reflects its native soil: Songs, Stages, Cameras, and the Operette Filmee
  • 4. Theatre filme, Opera, and Cinematic Poetry: The Clair/Pagnol Debate
  • 5. Source Music and Cinematic Realism: Jean Renoir and the Early Poetic Realists
  • 6. The Music Has Something to Say: The Musical Revisions of L'Atalante (1934)
  • Conclusion: Alternative Paths for Sound Film
  • Select Filmography
  • Select Bibliography
  • Captions