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The Enchanted Screen

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Author: " ""Snow Whit/" and many mor/ and boldly illustrated with numerous film stills
  • ISBN: 9781135853952
  • Print ISBN: 9780415990622
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Pages: 450
  • Ebook format: PDF
Description
The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author.? With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks at the extensive, illustrious life of fairy tales and cinema, but he also reminds us that, decades before Walt Disney made his mark on the genre, fairy tales were central to the birth of cinema as a medium, as they offered cheap, copyright-free material that could easily engage audiences not only though their familiarity but also through their dazzling special effects. ?Since the story of fairy tales on film stretches far beyond Disney, this book, therefore, discusses a broad range of films silent, English and non-English, animation, live-action, puppetry, woodcut, montage (Jim Henson), cartoon, and digital. Zipes, thus, gives his readers an in depth look into the special relationship between fairy tales and cinema, and guides us through this vast array of films by tracing the adaptations of major fairy tales like ""Little Red Riding Hoo
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