2. Surrealism (1924–1930) and the Advent of Sound (the Second Republic: 1931–1936)

  1. Tatjana Pavlović associate professor1,
  2. Inmaculada Alvarez PhD visiting assistant professor2,
  3. Rosana Blanco-Cano PhD assistant professor3,
  4. Anitra Grisales MA freelance editor translator reporter independent radio producer4,
  5. Alejandra Osorio professor5 and
  6. Alejandra Sánchez PhD1

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304794.ch2

100 Years of Spanish Cinema

100 Years of Spanish Cinema

How to Cite

Pavlović, T., Alvarez, I., Blanco-Cano, R., Grisales, A., Osorio, A. and Sánchez, A. (2008) Surrealism (1924–1930) and the Advent of Sound (the Second Republic: 1931–1936), in 100 Years of Spanish Cinema, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304794.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

  2. 2

    Clark University, USA

  3. 3

    Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA

  4. 4

    Duke University Press, Oakland, CA, USA

  5. 5

    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184205

Online ISBN: 9781444304794

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Keywords:

  • surrealism (1924–1930) - advent of sound (1931–1936);
  • Spanish film industry;
  • Compañía Industrial Film Española S.A. - CIFESA and Filmófono;
  • acaparamiento de talentos - monopoly over prominent directors and stars;
  • Luis Buñuel's Un chien andalou (1929);
  • surrealist scenes - based on images from dreams - Dalí and Buñuel;
  • the sliced eye;
  • Tierra sin pan by Luis Buñuel (1933);
  • Luis Buñuel's direction - Un chien andalou (1929), L'Âge d'or (1930), and Tierra sin pan (1933)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical and Political Overview of the Period

  • Context and Critical Commentary

  • Film Scenes: Close Readings

  • Director (Life and Works)