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Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... This chapter analyzes the reasons for and consequences of socialist television’s embrace of the crime appeal or reality crime genre, which was a key forerunner to the reality boom. Known mostly for Crimewatch UK and America’s Most Wanted , the genre in fact had predecessors in Europe since...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... crime appeal reality TV spy drama Cold War ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... the reasons for and consequences of socialist television’s embrace of the crime appeal or reality crime genre, which was a key forerunner to the reality boom. Known mostly for Crimewatch UK and America’s Most Wanted , the genre in fact had predecessors in Europe since the 1960s. The chapter zooms...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... of rapid urbanization, even as they transformed criminality into a public spectacle with a powerful cross-class appeal. Building on this culture of popular sensationalism, film producer-exhibitors in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo adapted real-life crimes to the screen in a series of early experiments...
... of violence acknowledged the human toll of rapid urbanization, even as they transformed criminality into a public spectacle with a powerful cross-class appeal. Building on this culture of popular sensationalism, film producer-exhibitors in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo adapted real-life crimes to the screen...