Edited By Christopher Brown and Pam Hirsch
Notes on Contributors
AXEL ANDERSSON, a Swedish historian of media and culture, is the author of A Hero for the Atomic Age: Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki Expedition (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010). Andersson studied at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pennsylvania and gained his PhD at the European University Institute in Florence in 2007. He currently works as a film and art critic.
SHERI CHINEN BIESEN is Associate Professor of Cinema History at Rowan University and author of Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) and Music in the Shadows: Noir Musical Films (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014). She received her PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, MA and BA at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinema, and has taught at USC, University of California, University of Texas, and in England. She has contributed to Film and History, Film Noir: The Directors, and Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television.
CHRISTOPHER BROWN lectures on film and screenwriting at the University of Greenwich. He holds an MPhil in Screen Media and Cultures at the University of Cambridge, where he went on to complete a PhD. His articles have appeared in journals, including Film Criticism and the Quarterly Review of Film & Video. In 2013 his feature film script Knock-Out won the Best Screenplay award at the London Independent Film Festival and the Cordelia Award for Best UK Screenplay at the BlueCat competition...