The Resource Hollywood as historian : American film in a cultural context, edited by Peter C. Rollins ; contributors, Ray B. Browne [and thirteen others]

Hollywood as historian : American film in a cultural context, edited by Peter C. Rollins ; contributors, Ray B. Browne [and thirteen others]

Label
Hollywood as historian : American film in a cultural context
Title
Hollywood as historian
Title remainder
American film in a cultural context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter C. Rollins ; contributors, Ray B. Browne [and thirteen others]
Contributor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Motion picture images have influenced the American mind since the earliest days of film, and many thoughtful people are becoming ever more concerned about that influence, as about the pervasive influence of television. In eras of economic instability and international conflict, the film industry has not hesitated to use motion pictures for definite propaganda purposes. During less troubled times, the American citizen's ability to deal with political and social issues has been enhanced or thwarted by images absorbed in the nation's theatres. Hollywood As Historian tracks the interaction of Ame
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
791.43/09/09358
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H5
LC item number
.H64 1983eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hollywood as historian : American film in a cultural context, edited by Peter C. Rollins ; contributors, Ray B. Browne [and thirteen others]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Cultural History Written with Lightning: The Significance of The Birth of A Nation (1915); 2. Problems in Film History: How Fox Innovated Sound; 3. Ideology and Film Rhetoric: Three Documentaries of the New Deal Era (1936-1941); 4. Fighting Words: City Lights (1931), Modern Times (1936), and The Great Dictator (1940); 5. The Grapes of Wrath (1940): Thematic Emphasis through Visual Style; 6. History with Lightning: The Forgotten Film Wilson (1944); 7. The Negro Soldier (1944): Film Propaganda in Black and White
  • 8. The Snake Pit (1948): The Sexist Nature of Sanity9. Ambivalence as a Theme in On the Waterfront (1954): An Interdisciplinary Approach to Film Study; 10. Dr. Strangelove (1964): Nightmare Comedy and the Ideology of Liberal Consensus; 11. A Test of American Film Censorship: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966); 12. Apocalypse Now (1979): Joseph Conrad and the Television War; 13. Film, Television, and American Studies: A 1998 Update; Film Data and Purchase Sources ; Contributors ; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975087
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised edition
Extent
1 online resource (299 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148649
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt12998p0
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32966209
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903975087
  • pebcs0813148642

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