Jesse James And The Movies

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Jesse James And The Movies

Author : Johnny D. Boggs
ISBN : 9780786484966
Genre : Performing Arts
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This illustrated filmography analyzes the plots and players of the more than forty motion pictures about the legendary Missouri outlaw Jesse James (1847–1882), from the silent era to the 21st century. Among the films and actors covered are Jesse James (1939) with Tyrone Power, Kansas Raiders (1950) with Audie Murphy, The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) with Robert Duvall, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) with Brad Pitt. Each evaluation compares Hollywood’s version of history to the hard facts. A brief biography of the outlaw provides an overview of his life and career. Also examined are European films, made-for-television movies and continuing TV series that have featured episodes involving Jesse James.
Category: Performing Arts
Jesse James and the Movies
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Johnny D. Boggs
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

This illustrated filmography analyzes the plots and players of the more than forty motion pictures about the legendary Missouri outlaw Jesse James (1847–1882), from the silent era to the 21st century. Among the films and actors covered are Jesse James (1939) with Tyrone Power, Kansas Raiders (1950) with Audie Murphy,
Truth and Lives on Film
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: John T. Aquino
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-19 - Publisher: McFarland

From the advent of cinema, Hollywood's acquaintance with the unbridled truth has been passing, at best. Nonfiction has always been standard fodder for filmmakers, but rare is the screenwriter who ever met a story that couldn't use a touch of embellishment. As early as the silent film era, lawsuits were
The Quick, the Dead and the Revived
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Joseph Maddrey
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-06 - Publisher: McFarland

For well more than a century, Western films have embodied the United States' most fundamental doctrine--expansionism--and depicted, in a uniquely American way, the archetypal battle between good and evil. Westerns also depict a country defined and re-defined by complex crises. World War II transformed the genre as well as the
The American West on Film
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Johnny D. Boggs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

More than a history of Western movies, The American West on Film intertwines film history, the history of the American West, and American social history into one unique volume. • Offers an insider's look at the making of popular and classic motion pictures about America's westward expansion • Analyzes what
The Mythical West
Language: en
Pages: 446
Authors: Richard W. Slatta
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This cultural journey down memory lane showcases how major Western figures, events, and places have been portrayed in folk legends, art, literature, and popular culture. * 145 A–Z entries ranging from Kit Carson and Woody Guthrie to Hispanics in Western Films and Ansel Adams, each with a bibliography * Over