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Manchel, Frank

Overview
Works: 40 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 5,430 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z5784.M9, 791.435
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Manchel
Film study: a resource guide by Frank Manchel( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This resource guide describes six popular approaches to the study of the cinema and provides a practical analysis of selected books, materials, and information about motion picture rentals. Highlighting this extensive survey of film studies are the annotated, critical bibliographies and filmographies of significant books, articles and films by and about leading film critics, historians, and directors. The book includes sources from all over the world that are available in English translation. Although the primary emphasis is on commercial feature films, references are made to short subjects and student movies, and samples of shooting scripts are included. Chapters include: "Film Literature,""A Representative Genre of the Film,""Stereotyping in Film,""A Thematic Approach,""Comparative Literature,""A Representative Period of American Film (1913-1919),""Approaching the History of Film," and "Film Study." The document concludes with an extensive glossary and indexes. (Rb)
Cameras West by Frank Manchel( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the settling of the American West as depicted by the film industry. From The Great train robbery (1903) to True grit (1969), the visual story of the American West has been one of the screen's most fascinating themes
Terrors of the screen by Frank Manchel( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, techniques, characters, and plots of horror films from around the world
An album of great science fiction films by Frank Manchel( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of science fiction films, emphasizing important eras and outstanding films
The talking clowns : from Laurel and Hardy to the Marx Brothers by Frank Manchel( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief sketches of the life and careers of the great talking film comedians of the 1930's: Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Mae West, and the Marx Brothers
Film study : an analytical bibliography by Frank Manchel( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An album of modern horror films by Frank Manchel( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a number of horror films and the trends they have taken since the late 1950's. Includes more than 100 stills from well-known horror films
Yesterday's clowns; the rise of film comedy by Frank Manchel( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When pictures began to move by Frank Manchel( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of motion pictures from the discovery of photography in the early nineteenth century to the development of sound film in 1927
The box-office clowns : Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Mel Brooks, Woody Allen by Frank Manchel( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotlights four popular comedians and discusses their roles in the renaissance of the comedy film
Gangsters on the screen by Frank Manchel( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the gangster genre of movies and possible effects of movie violence on audiences
When movies began to speak by Frank Manchel( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of sound in motion pictures and describes some famous films in which the audio technique was perfected
Women on the Hollywood screen by Frank Manchel( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of film actresses and the characters they portray starting with the early days of silent films
Great sports movies by Frank Manchel( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of sport films and discusses some of the most outstanding examples
Movies and how they are made by Frank Manchel( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the techniques of making and putting a film together, with descriptions of the duties of the crew, actors, and technicians as well as the equipment used on the set. Includes a glossary of terms
Every step a struggle : interviews with seven who shaped the African-American image in movies by Frank Manchel( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exits and entrances : interviews with seven who reshaped African-American images in movies by Frank Manchel( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film study : an analytical bibliography by Frank Manchel( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take two : a film teacher's unconventional story by Frank Manchel( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film study : an analytical bibliography by Frank Manchel( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Every step a struggle : interviews with seven who shaped the African-American image in movies
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