A Treasure Hard to Attain: Images of Archaeology in Popular Film, with a Filmography
Covers the archaeological content of approximately 120 popular films, most of which have been produced in the United States since 1912. A unique feature is the inclusion of archaeologically significant dialogue from films that reveal how the industry portrays archaeology. Key words at the top of each page in the filmography allow readers to locate a particular film by title. Extensive commentaries appear for the newer pictures while briefer remarks are found for older films.
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Introduction A Cinematic Expedition
What Is It That Real Archaeologists Do? An Overview
Depictions of Archaeologists on the Silver Screen
The Moment of Discovery
Going Public Announcing Archaeological Finds
Obsessions Is Archaeological Work Addictive?
Disposition of the Finds
From the Mouths of Archaeologists Memorable Quotes from the Silver Screen
Conclusion The Profession Reel to Real
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