HARVARD FILM STUDIES
Cover: Cahiers du Cinéma, The 1950s: Neo-Realism, Hollywood, New Wave, from Harvard University PressCover: Cahiers du Cinéma, The 1950s in PAPERBACK

Cahiers du Cinéma, The 1950s

Neo-Realism, Hollywood, New Wave

Edited by Jim Hillier

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674090613

Publication Date: 10/15/1986

Academic Trade

328 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

Harvard Film Studies > Cahiers du Cinéma

World rights except United Kingdom & Commonwealth

  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Books Frequently Cited in Text
  • Introduction
  • Part One: French Cinema
    • Introduction
    • 1. François Truffaut: ‘The Rogues are Weary’ (review of Jacques Becker’s Touchez pas au grisbi) (April 1954)
    • 2. André Bazin, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Pierre Kast, Roger Leenhardt, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer: ‘Six Characters in Search of auteurs: A Discussion about the French Cinema’ (May 1957)
    • 3. Jean-Luc Godard: ‘Sufficient Evidence’ (review of Roger Vadim’s Sait-on jamais?) (July 1957)
    • 4. Jean-Luc Godard: Les 400 Coups (February 1959)
    • 5. Fereydoun Hoveyda: ‘The First Person Plural’ (article on François Truffaut’s Les 400 Coups) (July 1959)
    • 6. Jean Domarchi, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Luc Godard, Pierre Kast, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer: ‘Hiroshima, notre amour’ (discussion on Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima mon amour) (July 1959)
  • Part Two: American Cinema
    • Introduction
    • I. Perspectives
      • 7. Eric Rohmer: ‘Rediscovering America’ (Christmas 1955)
      • 8. Jacques Rivette: ‘Notes on a Revolution’ (Christmas 1955)
      • 9. André Bazin: ‘The Death of Humphrey Bogart’ (February 1957)
    • II. Dossier—Nicholas Ray
      • 10. Jacques Rivette: ‘On Imagination’ (review of The Lusty Men) (October 1953)
      • 11. François Truffaut: ‘A Wonderful Certainty’ (review of Johnny Guitar) (April 1955)
      • 12. Eric Rohmer: ‘Ajax or the Cid?’ (review of Rebel Without a Cause) (May 1956)
      • 13. Jean-Luc Godard: ‘Nothing but Cinema’ (review of Hot Blood) (February 1957)
      • 14. Jean-Luc Godard: ‘Beyond the Stars’ (review of Bitter Victory) (January 1958)
      • 15. Charles Bitsch: Interview with Nicholas Ray (November 1958)
    • III. Auteurs
      • 16. Jacques Rivette: ‘The Genius of Howard Hawks’ (May 1953)
      • 17. Jacques Rivette: ‘The Essential’ (review of Otto Preminger’s Angel Face) (February 1954)
      • 18. Claude Chabrol: ‘Serious Things’ (review of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window) (April 1955)
      • 19. Jacques Rivette: ‘The Hand’ (review of Fritz Lang’s Beyond a Reasonable Doubt) (November 1957)
      • 20. Luc Moullet: ‘Sam Fuller: In Marlowe’s Footsteps’ (March 1959)
    • IV. Genre
      • 21. Claude Chabrol: ‘Evolution of the Thriller’ (Christmas 1955)
      • 22. André Bazin: ‘Beauty of a Western’ (review of Anthony Mann’s The Man from Laramie) (January 1956)
      • 23. André Bazin: ‘An Exemplary Western’ (review of Budd Boetticher’s Seven Men from Now) (August–September 1957)
  • Part Three: Italian Cinema
    • Introduction
    • 24. André Bazin: Umberto D. (June 1952)
    • 25. Amédée Ayfre: ‘Neo-Realism and Phenomenology’ (November 1952)
    • 26. Jacques Rivette: ‘Letter on Rossellini’ (April 1955)
    • 27. Eric Rohmer: ‘The Land of Miracles’ (review of Roberto Rossellini’s Viaggio in Italia) (May 1955)
    • 28. Eric Rohmer and François Truffaut, Fereydoun Hoveyda and Jacques Rivette: Interviews with Roberto Rossellini (July 1954 and April 1959)
  • Part Four: Polemics
    • I. Criticism
      • Introduction
      • 29. Pierre Kast: ‘Flattering the Fuzz: Some Remarks on Dandyism and the Practice of Cinema’ (May 1951)
      • 30. Jean Domarchi: ‘Knife in the Wound’ (October 1956)
      • 31. André Bazin: ‘On the politique des auteurs’ (April 1957)
      • 32. Luc Moullet, André Bazin, Jacques Rivette: Exchanges about Kurosawa and Mizoguchi (February 1957, March 1957, March 1958)
      • 33. Alexandre Astruc: ‘What is mise en scène?’ (October 1959)
    • II. Dossier—CinemaScope
      • Introduction
      • 34. François Truffaut: ‘A Full View’ (July 1953)
      • 35. Jacques Rivette: ‘The Age of metteurs en scène’ (January 1954)
      • 36. Eric Rohmer: ‘The Cardinal Virtues of CinemaScope’ (January 1954)
  • Appendix 1: Cahiers du Cinéma Annual Best Films Listings 1955–9
  • Appendix 2: Guide to Cahiers du Cinéma Nos 1–102, April 1951–December 1959, in English translation
  • Appendix 3: Cahiers du Cinéma in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Index of Names and Film Titles

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, by James L. Nolan, Jr., from Harvard University Press

Remembering Hiroshima

On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane