Der Rhythmus der Filme Once Upon a Time in America und Cotton Club in Bezug auf das Verh ltnis von Ton und Montage

Der Rhythmus der Filme  Once Upon a Time in America  und  Cotton Club  in Bezug auf das Verh  ltnis von Ton und Montage Author Marcus Robbin
ISBN-10 9783638123327
Release 2002-04-25
Pages 20
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 1999 im Fachbereich Filmwissenschaft, Note: keine, Freie Universität Berlin (Filmwissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Proseminar: Einführung in die Filmanalyse, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der allgemeine Vergleich dieser beiden Spielfilme bietet sich aufgrund des Genres, des Jahres der Veröffentlichung und nicht zuletzt des Zeitraumes ihrer thematischen Bezugnahme geradezu an. Der Film „Once Upon a Time in America“ des Regisseurs Sergio Leone und „Cotton Club“ von Francis Ford Coppola schildern das Gangstermilieu des New York der dreißiger Jahre und sind beide im Jahre 1984 erschienen. Zum Vergleich des filmischen Rhythmus möchte ich die „Steppers Scene“(1) aus dem „Cotton Club“ mit der Szene der Diamantenübergabe (2) aus „Once Upon a Time in America“ vergleichen. In beiden Fällen handelt es sich um einen „Showdown“ im Film, in dem mit vielfältigen Mitteln der indirekten Spannungserzeugung durch Ton und Montage auf den/die Höhepunkt(e) der Szene hingearbeitet wird. Inhaltlich fast identisch, handelt es sich um die brutale Ermordung mehrerer Gangster durch ihre Konkurrenten, von denen sie überraschend und kaltblütig mit mehreren Salven aus Maschinenpistolen getötet werden. Aus dem Vergleich der formellen Umsetzung jedoch, lassen sich bedeutende Unterscheidungsmerkmale ableiten, die exemplarisch für den allgemeinen Charakter der Werke stehen. [...]



Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Author Eric Sloane
ISBN-10 9780486444116
Release 2005-08
Pages 64
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This nostalgic text brims with gentle philosophies and descriptions of how we used to live — self-sufficiently — on land, in homes, and among things built by hand. The author's charming illustrations celebrate our heritage and the spirit that nurtured it, but also recall the vanished joys of America's pioneer past. 44 line illustrations.



Once upon a time in America

Once upon a time in America Author Adrian Martin
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047113975
Release 1998
Pages 96
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Sergio Leone, maestro of the spaghetti Western, spent sixteen years developing what was to be his final work--the gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America (1983). This "testament film" has a special place in Leone's oeuvre because it marries the directors typically flamboyant, expressionistic style to a story full of profound melancholy and regret. Tracing the lives of a gang of Jewish hoods from their childhood in the New York streets of the 1920s, through Prohibition and union racketeering, to the 1960s, Once Upon a Time in America centers on the relationship between Noodles (Robert De Niro) and Max (James Woods)--an intense friendship destroyed by time, the shifting tides of political history, and mutual betrayal. As well as detailing the film's genesis, its production history, and its different versions, this study considers Once Upon a Time in America in the context of Leone's evolution as a grand cinema stylist. It illuminates his themes, his method, and his aesthetic, and judges his enormous impact upon subsequent generations of filmmakers the world over.



Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America Author 'THOMPSON' K. GEORGE
ISBN-10 9781450286220
Release 2011-06-22
Pages 400
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'Thompson' K. George, author of ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, shares with the world an intriguing and yet very heart-wrenching eye-witness account of events that was and still being inflicted on mankind by public figures in the 21st century in America....some of which remains best kept secrets to most American public and the rest of the world at large...chronicling the destructive policies that trails the dark past of the Bush-Cheney's era. An uncut revelation of the true state of things in America today with immigrants and citizens alike and the lowdown dirty innerworkings of the conservative right-wing ideologues in Washington. 'Once Upon A Time In America' tells it all. It portrays everyone's story and a message for all. A pure and timeless masterpiece of history of the 21st century. The author lives in Philadelphia and currently working on an upcoming documentary based on this masterpiece.



Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America Author Lee Hays
ISBN-10 0451128397
Release 1984
Pages 254
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Chronicles the life and career of one man involved for thirty-five years in American organized crime



The Art of Sergio Leone s Once Upon a Time in the West

The Art of Sergio Leone s Once Upon a Time in the West Author John Fawell
ISBN-10 9780786420926
Release 2005-05-18
Pages 223
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Few directors are characterized by both extraordinary film craft and the ironic reputation for lowbrow films. Despite his many achievements as a child of the Italian Cinecitta studios, however, Sergio Leone has been judged severely by writers who find his films lacking in ideas and moralists who find his films unduly cynical. Nevertheless, Leone's greatest cinematic achievement, Once Upon a Time in the West, served to refute these criticisms while exposing the director's unique romanticism and artistic ambition. As Leone's fourth successful American western film, Once Upon a Time in the West earned him acclaim for liberating the western genre, restoring it to a place of antique American simplicity. The principal goal of this book is to sharpen an appreciation for Sergio Leone and his most famous American western. The first two chapters deal with the relationship between Once Upon a Time in the West and the western films that preceded it, particularly those of John Ford. Subsequent chapters concentrate on the central characters of Once Upon a Time in the West, with special attention to Jill, Leone's first female protagonist and a surprisingly successful character, central to the plot and accorded a kind of existential strength usually reserved for men in Westerns. The sixth, seventh and eighth chapters address Leone's visual style, which represents a unique fusion of Hollywood classicism and modernism, and reveals the influences of Italian Surrealism and the French New Wave. The final chapters explore the rhythm, romanticism, and musical character of Once Upon a Time in the West, espousing the theory that Leone's approach to film is, above all, musical.



Once Upon a Time in New York

Once Upon a Time in New York Author Herbert Mitgang
ISBN-10 9780684855790
Release 2000-01
Pages 259
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The 1932 battle between corrupt Tammany Hall New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker and then-governor of New York Franklin D. Roosevelt is chronicled exquisitely in this Jazz Age political drama spiced with illegal gambling, speakeasies, actress mistresses, and dangerous criminals.



Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America Author Harry Grey
ISBN-10 0747531862
Release 1997
Pages 504
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Inspired by the Robert De Niro film, this story spans three generations of a family of Jewish immigrants to the United States. A gang of friends discover - through trust, hard work and brutality - the true meaning of the American Dream.



The Films of Sergio Leone

The Films of Sergio Leone Author Robert C. Cumbow
ISBN-10 9780810860414
Release 2008
Pages 261
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The Films of Sergio Leone examines the work of this Italian filmmaker who made his mark re-envisioning the American Western. The book examines each of Leone's major films as director, as well as My Name Is Nobody, which Leone co-wrote and guided as producer. The book also includes an exhaustive bibliography, discography, and filmography, completely updated for this new edition.



Once Upon a Time in the American Revolution

Once Upon a Time in the American Revolution Author Rev. Gordon R. Proper
ISBN-10 9781524531164
Release 2017-04-27
Pages 762
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All in all, what happened was, after Captain Kemper’s service during the American Revolution, serving directly under General Washington, which contributed to helping us win our victory, everything was fine. Then in the pension years, beginning in 1832, he filled out a declaration in order to receive a pension. After going through scrutiny by the War Department, he was awarded a pension. What he did not know was that they were stealing his pension money. His brother, Colonel Daniel Kemper, brought this to his attention and told him to hire an attorney and he would back him up 100 percent since he was deputy clothier-general of the Continental Army and the one who procured his brother’s appointment. When John contacted his New York State agent and attorney, Giles F. Yates, his pension was cancelled. Mr. Yates fought for over twenty years to restore his pension, including ten years after he died. Congressmen and other statesmen came behind Captain Kemper. Everyone lost until his records were passed down to this author, his fifth great-grandson. In reality, Captain Kemper was tortured to death by the very country he loved and adored—America! It was not physical torture but mental torture. Captain Kemper’s daughter, Elizabeth, filed the first law suit in American history against the pension department of the War Department; likewise, she lost. This is why President Reagan came behind it as well as two- and three-star generals at the Pentagon, members of the US Senate and Congress, etc. You can see all in my list in Acknowledgements.



Stagecoach to Tombstone

Stagecoach to Tombstone Author Howard Hughes
ISBN-10 9780857730466
Release 2007-10-24
Pages 304
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The true story of the American West on film, through its shooting stars and the directors who shot them... Howard Hughes explores the Western, running from John Ford’s 'Stagecoach' to the revisionary 'Tombstone'. Writing with panache and fresh insight, he explores 27 key films, and draws on production notes, cast and crew biographies, and the films’ box-office success, to reveal their place in western history. He shows how through reinvention and resurrection, this genre continually postpones the big adios and avoids ending up in Boot Hill...permanently. Major films covered include the best from genre giants John Ford, Howard Hawks and John Wayne, plus classics 'High Noon', 'Shane', 'The Magnificent Seven' and 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'. 'Stagecoach to Tombstone' makes many more stops along the way, examining well-known blockbusters and lowly B-movie oaters alike. It examines comedy westerns, adventures ‘south of the border’, singing cowboys and the varied depiction of Native Americans on screen. Hughes also engagingly charts the genre’s timely renovation by Sam Peckinpah ('Ride the High Country' and 'The Wild Bunch' ), Sergio Leone ('Once Upon a Time in the West') and Clint Eastwood ('The Outlaw Josey Wales' and 'Unforgiven'). Presented too are the best of western trivia, a filmography of essential films - and ten aficionados and critics, including Alex Cox, Christopher Frayling, Philip French and Ed Buscombe, give their verdict on the best in the west.



Once Upon a Time in China

Once Upon a Time in China Author Jeff Yang
ISBN-10 0743448170
Release 2003
Pages 306
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Looks at the cinematic art of mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan discussing the creativity of Chinese film, and exploring the intertwined traditions of the three regions and their influence on movies.



Once Upon a Time in Shaolin

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin Author Cyrus Bozorgmehr
ISBN-10 9781250125286
Release 2017-07-11
Pages 224
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The untold story of the world's most controversial album---a surreal tale of secret recordings, the Wu-Tang Clan, baffled customs agents, the world's most hallowed art institutions, and a villain of comic book proportions: Martin Shkreli. In 2007, the innovative young Wu-Tang producer, Cilvaringz, took an incendiary idea to his mentor the RZA. They felt that the impact of digitization threatened the sustainability of the record industry and independent artists, while shifting the perception of music from treasured works of art to disposable consumer products. Together they conceived a statement so radical that it would unleash a torrent of global debate---a sole copy of an album in physical form, encased in gleaming silver and sold through an auction house for millions as a work of contemporary art. The execution of this plan raised a number of complex questions: Would selling an album for millions be the ultimate betrayal of music? How would fans react to an album that's sold on the condition that it could not be commercialized? And could anyone ever justify the selling of the album to the infamous Martin Shkreli? As headlines flashed across the globe, the mystery only deepened. Opinions were sharply divided over whether this was high art or hucksterism---quixotic idealism or a cynical cash grab. Was it a noble act of protest, an act of cultural vandalism, an obscene symbol of greed, a subversive masterpiece, a profound mirror for our time, or a joker on capitalism's card table? As senior adviser to the project, Cyrus Bozorgmehr is uniquely placed to unlock the secrets behind the album and tell the full, unadulterated story. With explosive revelations about backroom plans made public for the first time, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin charts the album's journey from inception to disruption in vivid style. An extraordinary adventure that veers between outlandish caper and urgent cultural analysis. Once Upon a Time in Shaolin twists and turns through the mayhem and the mischief, while asking profound questions about our relationship with art, music, technology, and ultimately ourselves.



Fuhgeddaboutit

Fuhgeddaboutit Author Jon Macks
ISBN-10 9780743213226
Release 2001-05-12
Pages 112
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Fuhgeddaboutit: How to Badda Boom, Badda Bing, and Find Your Inner Mobster is the definitive guide on how to be a twenty-first-century made man. With easy-to-read step-by-step instructions, Fuhgeddaboutit reveals a unique way of living and a unique way of dying -- usually involving an icepick and duct tape. In Fuhgeddaboutit, you will learn... The three most common uses for toothpicks: "dental hygiene, stabbing and storing gum during sex." All about honeymoons: "Every couple should honeymoon somewhere completely foreign and exotic for two weeks. Like South Jersey." To protect yourself at all times: use a condom and a bulletproof vest. The main difference between a Jewish mobster and an Italian mobster: a foreskin. From the mobster's "Code of Conduct" to "Five Ways to Pass the Time in Jail" and even a chapter called "Minestrone for the Mob Soul," Fuhgeddaboutit is a must buy for both the serious mob professional and fans of this special way of life. And we use the words "must buy" in the strictest sense.



Once Upon a Time in a Different World

Once Upon a Time in a Different World Author Neal A. Lester
ISBN-10 UOM:39015068837908
Release 2007
Pages 278
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Once Upon a Time in a Different World, a unique addition to the celebrated Children's Literature and Culture series, seeks to move discussions and treatments of ideas in African America Children's literature from the margins to the forefront of literary discourse. Looking at a variety of topics, including the moralities of heterosexism, the veneration of literacy, and the "politics of hair," Neal A. Lester provides a scholarly and accessible compilation of essays that will serve as an invaluable resource for parents, students, and educators. The much-needed reexamination of African American children's texts follows an engaging call-and-response format, allowing for a lively and illuminating discussion between its primary author and a diverse group of contributors; including educators, scholars, students, parents, and critics. In addition to these distinct dialogues, the book features an enlightening generational conversation between Lester and his teenage daughter as they review the same novels. With critical assessments of Toni and Slade Morrison's The Big Box and The Book of Mean People, bell hooks' Happy to Be Nappy, and Anne Schraff's Until We Meet Again, among many other works, these provocative and fresh essays yield a wealth of perspectives on the intersections of identity formations in childhood and adulthood.



Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Author Amy Weinstein
ISBN-10 9781568986609
Release 2005
Pages 179
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This volume uses colorful images from Victorian-era illustrated books to provide a survey of their art and the rise of children's literature. Full color plates accent descriptions which include story plot summaries and commentary of the different works. In brief introductions to each of the main genres, the author refers to each genres influences, conventions, and aims of the artists. This book contains a selection of nineteenth-and very early twentieth-century American children's book images from the collection of Ellen and Arthur Linman; the vast majorities are taken from the publications of McLoughlin Brothers in New York, which was active in juvenile publishing from 1850 to 1905.



Once Upon a Time bomb

Once Upon a Time  bomb Author Manlio Argueta
ISBN-10 0761837876
Release 2007
Pages 239
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Once Upon a Time (Bomb) is a charming memoir of a young boy growing up in El Salvador. It tells the story of Alfonso Duque the Thirteenth, a youngster from a poverty-stricken family and a budding poet. Surrounded by hovering women-his mother, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters-little Alfonso still manages to enjoy boyish pranks and endure scraped elbows, knees, and ego while also discovering the pleasures of reading. The womenfolk laughingly describe him on his 'throne' atop the trees or back in the outhouse, where he often escapes to read. This work of innocence is set against a darker backdrop of the growing violence in the Salvadoran countryside and the news coming from the fronts of the Second World War. Argueta incorporates many of the best-loved local folktales into the narrative, the Siguanaba, Chinchintora the Snake, Theodora the Coyote, some of them personalized or hilariously adapted by the women to fit their own circumstances. In the book, the author works through memory, re-encounters a nostalgic past, re-creates paradise, and re-acquaints himself with his poetic roots after years of exile from poetry, his homeland, and the luxury of dreaming.