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The Cult film experience

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures,
    • Motion picture audiences -- United States,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references. (p.[201]-204) and index.

      Statementedited by J.P. Telotte.
      SeriesTexas film studies series.
      ContributionsTelotte, J. P., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995 .C78 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1859780M
      ISBN 100292711352
      LC Control Number90012965


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Telotte --Looking both ways in Casablanca / Larry Vonalt. All Book Search results » About the author () J.

Telotte is Professor of Literature, Communications, and Culture at Georgia Institute of Technology. Bibliographic information. Title: The Cult Film Experience: Beyond All Reason Film Studies Texas Film and Media Studies Series Texas film studies series: Editors: J.

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The Cult Film Experience Beyond All Reason Edited by J. Telotte The book identifies two basic types of cult films—older Hollywood movies, such as Casablanca, that have developed a cult following and "midnight movies," most notably The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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Films subject to cult followings are extremely varied, but among the best known is the Rocky Horror Picture. Ernest Mathijs is Professor of Film Studies at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He teaches and writes on cult cinema. With Jamie Sexton he has written Cult Cinema ().

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The experience is a strange one. The Cult film experience: beyond all reason 'Film and the Culture of Cult' Copy also available from Geoff King. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Telotte, J. Date Publisher University of Texas Press Pub place Austin, TX Volume Texas film studies series ISBN ISBN   Cult fans revel in such obscurity.

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