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Five Fingers: Elegance in Espionage—A History of the 1959-1960 Television Series

By Diane Kachmar

William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come

By James Curtis


Archival Resources of Republican China in North America

By Chengzhi Wang and Su Chen

Irony in The Twilight Zone: How the Series Critiqued Postwar American Culture

By David Melbye

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema

Edited by Allyson Field, Jan-Christopher Horak, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart

Uplift Cinema: The Emergence of African American Film and the
Possibility of Black Modernity

By Allyson Nadia Field

Not Just Batman's Butler: The Autobiography of Alan Napier

By Alan Napier with James Bigwood

A Real American Character: The Life of Walter Brennan

By Carl Rollyson

That's the Way It Is: A History of Television News in America

By Charles L. Ponce de Leon

Real People and the Rise of Reality Television

By Michael McKenna

Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945 - 1980

Edited by David E. James and Adam Hyman

Hitch à la Carte

By Jan Olsson

Lois Weber in Early Hollywood

By Shelley Stamp

Charles Dickens's Great Expectations: A Cultural Life, 1860-2012

By Mary Hammond

The Lives of Robert Ryan

By J.R. Jones

Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics

By Julie A. Turnock

Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era

By Ellen C. Scott


Television Brandcasting: The Return of the Content-Promotion Hybrid

By Jennifer Gillan



Like a Natural Woman: Spectacular Female Performance in Classical Hollywood

By Kirsten Pullen

Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

By Jan-Christopher Horak

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986

By Louise Sandhaus

American Anti-Nuclear Activism, 1975-1990: The Challenge of Peace

By Kyle Harvey

Truman Capote: A Literary Life at the Movies

By Tyson Pugh

George Burns Television Productions: The Series and Pilots, 1950-1981

By Richard Irvin

The Heist Film: Stealing with Style

By Daryl Lee