Dr Gary Rhodes
|Lecturer in Film Studies
Co-Director of Film Studies
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Gary D. Rhodes, Ph.D., is a filmmaker and film historian. The bulk of his film practice has been in the area of documentary film, including such films as Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (1997) and Banned in Oklahoma (2005). Most of his work in film history has concentrated on pre-1950 Hollywood. His current publications include Emerald Illusions: The Irish in Early American Cinema (IAP, 2011) and The Perils of Moviegoing in America: 1896-1950 (Continuum, 2011).
For over two decades, Rhodes has written for a variety of academic film journals, film magazines, and other forums. Currently he is working on a book on the birth of the American horror film to 1915. Other current research includes F. W. Murnau, early film audiences in America, and the classic horror film.