Acknowledgments.- Introduction.- 1. Family Affairs.- 2. A Trademark and Profits.- 3. The Appeal of Historical Drama.- 4. From Book to Film.- 5. A Film in Six Parts.-6. Love and War.- 7. Style, Spectacle and Story.- Conclusion.- Notes.- Credits.
Peter Kramer is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has written and edited a number of books, including Screen Acting (1999), The Silent Cinema Reader (2003), The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (2006), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2010) and Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (2014).