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100.346, Spring 2019

Brooks, Jeffrey, Spring 2019
MSEL Reserves
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1. Andreĭ Rubli͡ov: Andrei Rublev Video/Film , DVD in Russian
produced by "Mosfilm" Studio ; direction, Andrei Tarkovsky ; scenario, Andrei… 2018 .

  • Андрей Рублев:Andrei Rublev
  • производство коностудии "Мосфильм" ; авторы сценария, Андрей Михалков-Кончаловский, Андрей Тарковский ; режиссер-постановщик, Андрей Тарковский, продюсер, Т. Огородникова
Tracing the life of a renowned icon painter, Andrei Tarkovsky's second feature conjures the murky world of medieval Russia. The film follows Andrei Rublev as he passes through a series of poetically linked scenes, gradually emerging as a man struggling to preserve his creative…
2. Ballada o soldate: Ballad of a soldier Video/Film , DVD in Russian
directed by Grigori Chukhrai ; a Mosfilm Studio Production ; scenario, Valentin Yoshov… 1959 .

A soldier-boy earns a ten-day leave to go home to his mother by performing a desparate act of bravery at the front. On the way home he has many small adventures.
Lary May. 2000 .

May, Lary.

"In a revealing book that shows the startling connections between national politics and Hollywood movies, Lary May offers a bold, fresh interpretation of American culture from the New Deal through the Cold War."--BOOK JACKET.
4. Blazing saddles Video/Film , DVD in English , French , Spanish
Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Mel Brooks film ; screenplay by Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg,… 2004 .

Never give a saga an even break! Blazing Saddles is an iconoclastic, not-politically-correct parody; one of the 1970s most successful and popular films. Every clichéd element from every Western ever made is turned upside down and inside out, while retaining all the familiar…
5. The bridges at Toko-ri Video/Film , DVD in English , French
a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Valentine Davies ; produced by Wililam Perlberg and… 1954 .

The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again.
6. Casablanca Video/Film , DVD in English , French , Spanish , Portuguese
Warner Brothers Pictures ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Julius J. and… 2012 .

The romantic lovers' triangle between the impossibly heroic Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, his beautiful wife Ilsa and her ex-lover, cynical American Rick Blaine is still the same old story, but it's never looked better.
7. The Cold War: a new history Book , Print in English
John Lewis Gaddis. 2005 .

Gaddis, John Lewis.

Beginning with World War II and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union, this is a new account of the strategic dynamics that drove the age, with portraits of its major personalities and much fresh insight into its most crucial events. It contains much new information drawn…
8. Eisenhower: the White House years Book , Print in English
Jim Newton. 2011 .

Newton, Jim, 1963-

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and revealing portrait of the president we thought we knew. Belittled by his critics as the babysitter-in-chief, Eisenhower ground down Joseph McCarthy, stimulated the economy to lift it from recession, and turned…
Western interpretations of the Cold War have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness, argues Vladislav Zubok. Explaining the interests, aspirations, illusions, fears, and misperceptions of the Kremlin leaders and Soviet elites, Zubok offers a…
Vladislav M. Zubok. 2007 .

Zubok, V. M. (Vladislav Martinovich)

"Western interpretations of the Cold War both - realist and neoconservative - have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness, argues Vladislav Zubok. Explaining the interests, aspirations, illusions, fears, and misperceptions of the Kremlin…
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12. Harry S. Truman Book , Print in English
Robert Dallek. 2008 .

Dallek, Robert.

The plainspoken man from Missouri who never expected to be president yet rose to become one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, Harry S. Truman clashed with Southerners over civil rights, with organized labor over the right to strike, and with General Douglas…
13. High noon Video/Film , DVD in English
Stanley Kramer Productions presents ; a United Artists release ; screenplay by Carl… 2008 .

A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge.
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Elaine Tyler May. 2017 .

May, Elaine Tyler,

Containment at home: Cold War, warm hearth -- Depression: hard times at home -- War and peace: fanning the home fires -- Explosive issues: sex, women, and the bomb -- Brinkmanship: sexual containment on the home front -- Baby boom and birth control: the reproductive consensus…
16. Ivan Groznyĭ: Ivan the Terrible Video/Film , DVD in Russian
Mosfilm Studio. 1944 .

Part I starts with the coronation of Ivan the Terrible and concludes with his return to power after the death of his wife. Part II covers the attempt to assassinate him in 1564. The third part of the saga was never made due to the death of Eisenstein.
17. Ivan Vasilievich: back to the future Video/Film , DVD in Multiple languages
Ruscico ; script, Vladlen Bakhnov, Leonid Gaiday ; director, Leonid Gaiday. 1973 .

"Non-science fictional, not entirely realistic and not exactly historical film" based on Mikhail Bulgakov's play "Ivan Vassilievich". Inventor Shurik (Demyanenko) has constructed in his regular Moscow apartment a time machine. Accidentally it sends Ivan the Terrible's namesake…
18. Khrushchev: the man and his era Book , Print in English
William Taubman. 2003 .

Taubman, William

The fall : October 1964 -- Kalinovka's own : 1894-1908 -- Making it as a metalworker : 1908-1917 -- To be or not to be an apparatchik : 1918-1929 -- Stalin's pet : 1929-1937 -- Stalin's viceroy : 1938-1941 -- Khrushchev at war : 1941-1944 -- Ukrainian viceroy again : 1944-1949…
Vladimir Voinovich ; translated by Richard Lourie. 1977 .

Voĭnovich, Vladimir, 1932-2018.

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20. The manchurian candidate Video/Film , DVD in English
United Artists ; Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; M.C. Productions ; executive producer, Howard W.… 1962 .

Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly…
21. Marilyn Monroe: special anniversary collection Video/Film , DVD in English
2006 .
Five films featuring Marilyn Monroe.
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22. Padenie Berlina: The Fall of Berlin Video/Film , DVD in Russian
Moskovskai͡a ordena lenina kinostudii͡a "Mosfilʹm" ; st͡senariĭ, P. Pavlenko, M.… 2006 .

  • Падение Берлина:The Fall of Berlin
  • International Historic Films presents ; Московская Ордена ленина Киностудия "Мосфильм" ; Сценарий, П. Павленко, М. Чиаурели ; Постановка, Михаила Чиаурели = International Historic Films presents ; Mosfilm ; Screenplay, P. Pavlenko, M. Chiaureli ; Director, Mikhail Chiaureli
Heroic Joseph Stalin inspires the troops to defeat a cowering Hitler in this no-expense-spared dramatization of the fall of Berlin in 1945. Presented to Stalin as a 70th-birthday gift but pulled from circulation in 1953, the film was made on Agfacolor stock removed from Germany…
23. The spy who came in from the cold Video/Film , DVD in English
a Paramount picture ; a Salem production ; screenplay by Paul Dehn and Guy Trosper ;… 1965 .

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected.
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24. The time of women Book , Print in English
Elena Chizhova ; [translated by Simon Patterson together with Nina Chordas ; edited by… 2012 .

Chizhova, Elena.

25. When Willie comes marching home: and Up the river Video/Film , DVD in English
directed by John Ford. 2007 .

After being stationed at a base in his home town for two years, a soldier finally proves his heroism when he unwittlingly lands in German-occupied France; two convicts break out of prison to aid a married couple who are being blackmailed.
26. Women in Russia, 1700-2000 Book , Print in English
Barbara Alpern Engel. 2004 .

Engel, Barbara Alpern.