Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The fictions of documentary reality as represented in “The Legendary Dee Palmer and His Fantastic Band”
by McCormick, Andrew Marcus, M.A., Northern Illinois University, 2009, 76; 1468054
Abstract (Summary)

This paper is an examination of the creative process and final result of the documentary production, The Legendary Dee Palmer and His Fantastic Band. In order to do this, the film was divided into various aspects: thematic elements, shooting and editing, documentary modes, and subject matter. This paper also examines the assorted media of American culture, as well as the motivations for and outcomes of storytelling.

The 82-minute film can be viewed on the DVD submitted with this paper.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Vazquez, Laura
Commitee: Chown, Jeffrey, Holt, Richard
School: Northern Illinois University
Department: Communication
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 48/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mass communications, Film studies, Music
Keywords: Community band, Dee palmer, Documentary, Documentary mode, Oral history
Publication Number: 1468054
ISBN: 9781109324013
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