From Caligari to Hitler, a psychological history of the German film, by Siegfried Kracauer.

By: Kracauer, Siegfried, 1889-1966Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Princeton, N.J.] Princeton University Press, 1947Description: xii, 361 p. plates. 24 cmSubject(s): Motion pictures -- Germany | Motion pictures -- Germany -- Psychological aspects | National socialism and motion picturesDDC classification: 791.4 LOC classification: PN1993.5.G3 | K7Other classification: 24.32 | AP 59710 | l 184 | l 84
Contents:
The archaic period (1895-1918). Peace and war -- Forebodings -- Genesis of UFA -- The postwar period (1918-1924). The shock of freedom -- Caligari -- Procession of tyrants -- Destiny -- Mute chaos -- Crucial dilemma -- From rebellion to submission -- The stabilized period (1924-1929). Decline -- Frozen ground -- The prostitute and the adolescent -- The new realism -- Montage -- Brief reveille -- The pre-Hitler period (1930-1933). Songs and illusions -- Murderer among us -- Timid heresies -- For a better world -- National epic -- Supplement : propaganda and the Nazi war film. Nazi views and measures -- Film devices -- The swastika world -- Conflict with reality.
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Includes as supplement (p. [273]-331) "Propaganda and the Nazi war film" which, with a few changes, is a reprint of the author's pamphlet of the same title issued in 1942 by the Museum of modern art Film library. cf. p. [273].

Includes bibliographic references (p. 333-346) and index.

The archaic period (1895-1918). Peace and war -- Forebodings -- Genesis of UFA -- The postwar period (1918-1924). The shock of freedom -- Caligari -- Procession of tyrants -- Destiny -- Mute chaos -- Crucial dilemma -- From rebellion to submission -- The stabilized period (1924-1929). Decline -- Frozen ground -- The prostitute and the adolescent -- The new realism -- Montage -- Brief reveille -- The pre-Hitler period (1930-1933). Songs and illusions -- Murderer among us -- Timid heresies -- For a better world -- National epic -- Supplement : propaganda and the Nazi war film. Nazi views and measures -- Film devices -- The swastika world -- Conflict with reality.

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