Food in the movies /
Steve Zimmerman and Ken Weiss.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2005.
ix, 306 p. : ill.
0786421827 (softcover : alk. paper)
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Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2005.
0786421827 (softcover : alk. paper)
"Over 500 American and British films of every genre in which food plays a prominent role are covered here. In these films, filmmakers generally use food in one of three ways, first, food may be used as a prop, second, food may be used as a transition device, third, food may be used symboliclly or metaphorically"--Provided by publisher.
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Filmography: p. 257-283.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Missing meals and missing appetitesp. 5
Romantic and unromantic mealsp. 20
Belly laughsp. 36
Hungerp. 75
Someone's in the kitchenp. 89
Hot dishesp. 113
Unpleasant mealsp. 128
Killer mealsp. 146
Food for thoughtp. 161
Hollywood's favorite foodsp. 187
Leftoversp. 196
Visual feastsp. 212
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