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Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist : Reading the Hollywood Reds

Label
Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist : Reading the Hollywood Reds
Title
Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist
Title remainder
Reading the Hollywood Reds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist examines the long-term reception of several key American films released during the postwar period, focusing on the two main critical lenses used in the interpretation of these films: propaganda and allegory. Produced in response to the hearings held by the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) that resulted in the Hollywood blacklist, these films' ideological message and rhetorical effectiveness was often muddled by the inherent difficulties in dramatizing villains defined by their thoughts and belief systems rather than their a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
791.436582825
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.P6
LC item number
.S65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist : Reading the Hollywood Reds
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; FILM CRITICISM, THE COLD WAR, AND THE BLACKLIST; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: What More Can Be Said about the Hollywood Blacklist?; 1. A Bifocal View of Hollywood during the Blacklist Period: Film as Propaganda and Allegory; 2. I Was a Communist for RKO: Hollywood Anti-Communism and the Problem of Representing Political Beliefs; 3. Reds and Blacks: Representing Race in Anti-Communist Films; 4. Stoolies, Cheese-Eaters, and Tie Sellers: Genre, Allegory, and the HUAC Informer
  • 5. The Cross and the Sickle: Allegorical Representations of the Blacklist in Historical Films6. Roaming the Plains along the "New Frontier": The Western as Allegory of the Blacklist and the Cold War; 7. Loving the Alien: Science Fiction Cinema as Cold War Allegory; Conclusion: Old Wounds and the Texas Sharpshooter; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn875820421
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (365 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520280687
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt5zdd6h
  • 587836
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not applicable
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.b30253937
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875820421
  • pebcs0520280679

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