The Star Machine download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jeanine Basinger

The Star Machine download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jeanine Basinger year 2009
  • Book name: The Star Machine
  • Author: Jeanine Basinger
  • Release date: 2009/4/8
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780307388759
  • Rating: 9.09 of 10
  • Votes: 868
  • Review by: Daxton Godfrey
  • Review rating: 7.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 608
  • Includes a PDF summary of 58 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars. With revelatory insights and delightful asides, Jeanine Basinger shows us how the studio 'star machine' worked when it worked, how it failed when it didn't, and how irrelevant it could sometimes be. She gives us case studies focusing on big stars groomed into the system: the 'awesomely beautiful' (and disillusioned) Tyrone Power; the seductive, disobedient Lana Turner; and a dazzling cast of others. She anatomizes their careers, showing how their fame happened, and what happened to them as a result. Deeply engrossing, full of energy, wit, and wisdom, The Star Machine is destined to become an classic of the film canon.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 34H47M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Media, Information & Communication Industries, Films, Cinema, Media Studies, Film Theory & Criticism, Individual Actors & Performers
  • Available formats: JPEG, WORD, DOC, PDF, AZW, TXT, GIF, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, Z, DEB, TAR.LZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.03 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x235x30.48mm
  • Weight: 743.89g
  • Printed by: Vintage Books
  • Published in: New York, United States
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