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By Arthur J. Pomeroy

ISBN-10: 1118741358

ISBN-13: 9781118741351

A accomplished remedy of the Classical global in movie and tv, A significant other to old Greece and Rome on monitor closely examines the movies and television exhibits established on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the stress among pagan and Christian worlds.

Written via a workforce 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 integrated are a mixture of Hollywood and eu spanning from the silent movie period even though modern-day tv sequence, and subject matters mentioned comprise Hollywood politics in movie, soundtrack and sound layout, excessive artwork and occasional paintings, eu paintings cinemas, and the traditional global as comedy. 

Written for college students of movie and tv in addition to these drawn to reports of old Rome and Greece, A better half to historic Greece and Rome on Screen presents accomplished, present considering on how the depiction of old Greece and Rome on display has constructed during the last century. It reports how movies of the traditional global reflected moving attitudes in the direction of Christianity, the impression of fixing strategies in movie construction, and interesting explorations of technology fiction and technical myth within the historical global on well known television indicates like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

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