Baseball: The Movie (Compact Disc)

Baseball: The Movie By Noah Gittell, Noah Gittell (Read by) Cover Image
By Noah Gittell, Noah Gittell (Read by)
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Baseball has always been a symbol as much as a sport. With a blend of individual confrontation and team play, a luxurious pace, and an immaculate urban parkland setting, it offers a sunny rendering of the American Dream, both the hard work that underpins it and the rewards it promises. Film, America's other national pastime, which magnifies and mythologizes all it touches, has long been the ideal medium to canonize this aspirational idea. Baseball: The Movie is the first definitive history of this film genre that was born in 1915 and remains artistically and culturally vital more than a century later. Writer and critic Noah Gittell sheds light on well-known classics and overlooked gems, exploring how baseball cinema creates a stage upon which the American ideal is born, performed, and repeatedly redefined. Traversing history and mythmaking, cynicism and nostalgia, this thoroughly researched book takes listeners on a multifaceted tour of baseball on film.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798874751005
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: May 14th, 2024
Language: English