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By Arthur J. Pomeroy

ISBN-10: 1118741358

ISBN-13: 9781118741351

A finished remedy of the Classical international in movie and tv, A spouse to historic Greece and Rome on monitor closely examines the flicks and television indicates established on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the strain among pagan and Christian worlds.

Written by way of a group of specialists of their fields, this paintings considers productions that debate social settings as reflections in their instances and as indicative of the technical advances in creation and the economics of movie and tv. Productions incorporated are a mixture of Hollywood and ecu spanning from the silent movie period even though modern-day tv sequence, and themes mentioned contain Hollywood politics in movie, soundtrack and sound layout, excessive paintings and occasional artwork, ecu artwork cinemas, and the traditional global as comedy. 

Written for college students of movie and tv in addition to these drawn to experiences of old Rome and Greece, A significant other to old Greece and Rome on Screen presents finished, present pondering on how the depiction of old Greece and Rome on reveal has constructed during the last century. It stories how movies of the traditional international reflected moving attitudes in the direction of Christianity, the effect of adjusting concepts in movie construction, and interesting explorations of technological know-how fiction and technical myth within the old global on renowned television exhibits like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

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