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Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films About the Vietnam War by Jeremy M. Devine
  

Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films About the Vietnam War

Part of the Texas Film & Media Studies Series Series

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Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films About the Vietnam War by Jeremy M. Devine

Jeremy M. Devine shows off an encyclopedic knowledge of Vietnam War films in [this book]. The author, a motion picture industry executive, fills this excellent book with detailed summaries of Vietnam films, from the obscure to the best known. Devine tells his tale chronologically. In addition to his detailed plot summaries, he offers brief analyses, focusing on how the various films relate to historical events at the time they were released. He also connects these events to issues such as the draft, the antiwar movement, POWs, and veterans' readjustment problems. The two appendices, which list Vietnam films alphabetically and chronologically, are valuable resources...[A] wide-ranging, inclusive, and insightful book. VVA Veteran Originally issued in hardcover in 1995 by McFarland and Company, Inc., this book is now available in paperback for a wider public and classroom audience.

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Jeremy M. Devine shows off an encyclopedic knowledge of Vietnam War films in [this book]. The author, a motion picture industry executive, fills this excellent book with detailed summaries of Vietnam films, from the obscure to the best known. Devine tells his tale chronologically. In addition to his detailed plot summaries, he offers brief analyses, focusing on how the various films relate to historical events at the time they were released. He also connects these events to issues such as the draft, the antiwar movement, POWs, and veterans
readjustment problems. The two appendices, which list Vietnam films alphabetically and chronologically, are valuable resources

... [A] wide-ranging, inclusive, and insightful book. VVA Veteran


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Publication date

1st April 1999

Author

Jeremy M. Devine

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Publisher

University of Texas Press

Format

Paperback
421 pages

Categories

Films, cinema

ISBN

9780292716018

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