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Macmillan Higher Education

Pandora's Box

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British Film Institute

Pages: 106
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BFI Film Classics

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Paperback - 9781844579662

08 November 2017

$19.99

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26 October 2017

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Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora’s Box, 1929), starring Hollywood icon Louise Brooks, is an established classic of the silent era.

Pamela Hutchinson revisits and challenges many assumptions made about the film, its lead...

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Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora’s Box, 1929), starring Hollywood icon Louise Brooks, is an established classic of the silent era.

Pamela Hutchinson revisits and challenges many assumptions made about the film, its lead character and its star. Putting the film in historical and contemporary contexts, Hutchinson investigates how the film speaks to new audiences. 

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A new BFI Film Classic on silent era controversial classic Pandora's Box, which starred Hollywood icon Louise Brooks

Pandora's Box has an ongoing cult appeal and is widely studied on Film Studies courses

By film writer Pamela Hutchinson, who writes a column on early cinema for the Guardian and is editor of the Silent London film blog which has over 9000 followers.

Acknowledgements
Pabst and Brooks: the director and the star
Wedekind and Lulu’s ‘divine birth’
The making of Pandora’s Box
The cast of Pandora’s Box
Pandora’s Box
 in eight acts
Beyond Pandora’s Box
Notes and Bibliography.

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Pamela Hutchinson is the Editor of Silent London, and writes on early and silent film for the Guardian and Sight & Sound.

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Pamela Hutchinson is the Editor of Silent London, and writes on early and silent film for the Guardian and Sight & Sound.

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