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Inspired by True Events free pdf When a film is described as "based on a true story" or "inspired by true events," exactly how "true" is it? Which "factual" elements of the story were distorted for dramatic purposes, and what was added or omitted? Inspired by True Events: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films, Second Edition concisely surveys a wide range of major films, docudramas, biopics, and documentaries based on real events, addressing subject areas including military history and war, political figures, sports, and art. This book provides an up-to-date and indispensable guide for all film history buffs, students and scholars of history, and fans of the cinema.

About Robert James Niemi

Robert Niemi, Ph.D., is Professor of English and American Studies at St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont. Besides this volume on film and history, Dr. Niemi has published books on Weldon Kees, Russell Banks, and the Beat Generation writers and has also published numerous articles on a wide range of topics in modern American literature and cultural studies. A book on filmmaker Robert Altman is forthcoming.

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Author : Robert James Niemi
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Data Published : 17 October 2013
ISBN : 1610691970
EAN : 9781610691970
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 607 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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