Last week Esther and Christina began their crossover of our Doggy History and Film History series. Today, because there is more to the history than Lassie and Rin Tin Tin, they continue their exploration of dogs on screen and answer the question, why is there continuing human fascination with capturing dogs on camera?
Podcasters: Christina and Esther
Adrienne L. McLean, ed. Cinematic Canines: Dogs and Their Work in the Fiction Film. Rutgers UP, 2013. (See particularly the essays by McLean; Joanna E. Rapf; Kathryn Fuller-Seeley and Jeremy Groskopf; Sara Ross and James Castonguay; Wolf; and Alexandra Horowitz.)
Susan Orlean. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend. Simon and Schuster, 2011.
Jonathan Burt. Animals in Film. Reaktion, 2002.
Dog Stars, Part I.
This episode is part of our Film History Series and Doggy History Series.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)