Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Fairy Tales on Film: New Book by Jack Zipes

Noted scholar Jack Zipes has recently published The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films (Routledge, $49.95), an examination of fairy-tale film-making before Disney and a discussion of how Disney came to dominate these kinds of films:

Equally interesting is an interview with Zipes about this work in Movie Image Archive News:

Film and fairy tales seem to be in the air and on this blog this Spring. John Cech recently published his study of the film company Weston Woods:
And we have discussed recent movie incarnations of "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Red Riding Hood":

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