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Title Cinematic canines : dogs and their work in the fiction film / edited by Adrienne L. McLean.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43662 CIN    Available
Description x, 272 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Wonder dogs / Adrienne L. McLean -- pt. 1. Stars and featured players -- Answering a growl: Roscoe Arbuckle's talented canine co-star, Luke / Joanna E. Rapf -- The dogs who saved Hollywood: Strongheart and Rin Tin Tin / Kathryn Fuller-Seeley and Jeremy Groskopf -- Asta the screwball dog: Hollywood's canine sidekick / Sara Ross and James Castonguay -- Promoting Lassie: the animal star and constructions of "ideal" American heroism / Kelly Wolf -- pt. 2. Character and supporting actors -- Dogs at war: military dogs in film / Aaron Skabelund -- Loaded dogs: dogs, domesticity, and "the wild" in Australian cinema / Jane O'Sullivan -- Bullies and curs: overlords and underdogs in South African Cinema / Giuliana Lund -- Things from another world: dogs, aliens, and antarctic cinema / Elizabeth Leane and Guinevere Narraway -- pt. 3. Stock, bits, and extras -- Hitchcock's canine uncanny / Murray Pomerance -- The dog at the side of the shot: incongruous dog (Canis familiaris) behavior in film / Alexandra Horowitz -- Afterword: Dogs at the digital divide / Adrienne L. McLean.
Subject Dogs in motion pictures.
Added Author McLean, Adrienne L., editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780813563565 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813563569 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813563558 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813563550 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813563572 (e-book)
Standard No. 40023526072

 
    
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