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Author Donovan, Barna William, 1970-

Title The Asian influence on Hollywood action films / Barna William Donovan.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    791.43 DON    Available
Description vi, 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-254) and index.
Summary "This history showcases the influence of Eastern popular culture on America cinema and the ways in which its storytelling and cinematic techniques have migrated from grainy, low-budget martial arts movies to box-office blockbusters. While special effects gained prominence in the industry, the raw and gritty power of live combat emerged as an audience favorite"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Action and adventure films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Action and adventure films -- Asia -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780786434039 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786434031 (softcover : alk. paper)

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