HOLLYWOOD 1900 1950 IN VINTAGE POSTCARDS POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES

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Hollywood 1900 1950 In Vintage Postcards

Author : Thomas Dangcil
ISBN : 073852073X
Genre : History
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With the advent of new, inexpensive photographic technology emerging in the United States during the mid-19th century, communication by postcard became a very popular way to exchange travel stories, news, and gossip over the decades. Drawing on a private collection of vintage postcards, this new book features a history of Hollywood, spanning half a century. Exploring Hollywood before and after it became the entertainment capital of the world, these images offer readers a glimpse of some of the city's most interesting places during its Golden Years. Long before motion pictures arrived, when the area was a residential neighborhood of beautiful homes and lemon groves, Hollywood was just another suburb of Los Angeles striving to become a community. From the familiar sights of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and the ChinesTheater, to the horse-and-buggy driven dirt roads and pineapple fields at the turn of the century, Hollywood in Vintage Postcards will guide the curious through the city's progress in the first half of the 20th century.
Category: History

Hollywood Studios

Author : Tommy Dangcil
ISBN : 0738547085
Genre : History
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Just after the turn of the 20th century, the motion picture industry moved to the West Coast, and the largest land of make-believe was created in Hollywood, California. From the silent-era beginnings of primitive, open-air stages to the fabled back lots of the studios' heyday, Hollywood Studios presents a bygone era of magical moviemaking in rare postcards. Assembled from the author's private collection, these images from the Chaplin Studios to Metro-Goldwyn Mayer depict an insider's look back at the dream factories known as the Hollywood studios.
Category: History

Langweilige Postkarten

Author : Martin Parr
ISBN : STANFORD:36105120004663
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Magnum photographer Martin Parr is a key figure in the worlds of photography and contemporary art. He has been an avid postcard collector for twenty years and in Langweilige Postkarten he presents the pride of his 'boring' collection: 160 postcards from Germany that take you on a daringly dull tour of its autobahns, airports, hotels, factories, shops, border posts, tower blocks and new towns.Presented without commentary or introduction of any kind, and with the original captions, the postcards are allowed to speak for themselves. They were all made before German reunification and provide fascinating and hilarious insights into German social and architectural values between the 1950s and 1980s. The two nations' special relationship with concrete and the functional modernist block is nostalgically and repetitiously celebrated in postcard after postcard, and the volume provides a revealing context for consideration of the work of contemporary German art and landscape photographers.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Dainty Japanese Or Yellow Peril

Author : Sepp Linhart
ISBN : 3825886557
Genre : History
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The "Yellow Peril" is a wide spread term and widely used stereotype. How did it emerge and how did it develope? During the first part of the 20th century postcards became the most important pictorial mass medium. A fair number of postcards deal with Japan regarded by the West as an exotic country with dainty people. But since Japan declared war on all major Western powers between 1900 and 1945 the postcards changed. The Japanese are portrayed as dainty, funny soldiers by nations not involved in the wars, as heroic fighters by their allies or as ruthless, barbaric "Yellows" by their enemies. The "Yellow Peril", a new term, had been created - presently used again in the context of China's role as an emerging world power. Book jacket.
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Gasthaus Jamaica

Author : Daphne Du Maurier
ISBN : 3426007819
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1813 1815

Author : J. von Pflugk-Harttung
ISBN : 9783863829285
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Indianapolis Monthly

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Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.
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