Dr. Emily Carman recommends

Dr. Emily Carman recommends

Emily Carman is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, where she teaches classes primarily on American cinema and film history. She earned her Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA in 2008. She is the author of Independent Stardom: Freelance Women in the Hollywood Studio System (2016) and co-editor of Hollywood and the Law (2015). She has published articles in the journals Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Celebrity Studies, Cinephile, and The Moving Image.

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Dr. Emily Carman recommends
  • Emily Carman introduces Sudden Fear

    Dr. Emily Carman, Associate Professor at Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts discusses SUDDEN FEAR.

  • Sudden Fear

    "With suspense screwed way beyond the sticking point, superb camerawork, and Crawford in nerve-jangling extravagant form, it's hugely enjoyable." -Time Out

    Newly Restored! In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jac...

  • Emily Carman introduces Dancing With Crime

    Dr. Emily Carman, Associate Professor of Film Studies, Chapman University, introduces Dancing With Crime.

  • Dancing with Crime

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this Brit Noir crime classic. Army buddies Ted Peters (Attenborough) and Dave Robinson (Rowbotham) return to London after World War II. Peters gets an honest job as a taxi driver, working a night shift to save money for his wedding. Robinson, looking to make easy ...

  • Emily Carman introduces Fire Over England

    Dr. Emily Carman, Associate Professor at Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, introduces Fire Over England.

  • Fire Over England

    "Bristles with gleaming armor, rich costumes, and exciting naval engagements." - New York Herald Tribune

    Newly Restored! During the reign of England's Queen Elizabeth I, a young naval officer (Laurence Olivier) spies on the Spanish and discovers their plans to send the Armada against England. Th...

  • Emily Carman introduces The Old Dark House

    Dr. Emily Carman, Associate Professor at Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, introduces The Old Dark House.

  • The Old Dark House

    "A masterly mixture of macabre humor and gripping suspense." - Time Out London

    Newly Restored from the original negative held at the Library of Congress! FRANKENSTEIN director Whale turned J.B. Priestley’s novel "Benighted" into a nerve-jangling tale that became the template for all spooky-house...

  • Emily Carman introduces Wanted For Murder

    Dr. Emily Carman, Associate Professor of Film Studies, Chapman University, introduces Wanted For Murder.

  • Wanted for Murder

    "One of the Ten Best Films of the Year." - The London Times

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic Brit Noir thriller in the Hitchcock mold. As the son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession, the young man emulates his father by strangling young wo...