The Resource Screening America : United States history through film since 1900, James J. Lorence

Screening America : United States history through film since 1900, James J. Lorence

Label
Screening America : United States history through film since 1900
Title
Screening America
Title remainder
United States history through film since 1900
Statement of responsibility
James J. Lorence
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
791.43/63273
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.U64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Screening America : United States history through film since 1900, James J. Lorence
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; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Analysis of Primary Sources; Primary Sources and Critical Thinking; The Motion Picture as Primary Source; Reading Film: The Analytical Process; Historical Background: The Origins of the Motion Picture Industry; Part I: Progressive America: Militant Reform and the Postwar Reaction; Chapter 1: Social Protest: A Corner in Wheat (1909) as Muckraking Film; The Literary Inspiration for A Corner in Wheat; U.S. Senator Robert M. La Follette Attacks Financial Manipulators; The Selling of a Corner in Wheat
  • Chapter 5: Making It in Depression America: The Street or the Stage in Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)A Recollection of the Bonus March; The Exhilarating Depression of FDR; Director Mervyn Leroy Assesses the Market; A Social Historian Recalls Avoidance of Unpleasant Realities; Chapter 6: The Resilient People: The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Exposes Poverty in the Land of Plenty; A Migrant Mother; John Steinbeck Describes the Migrant Experience; Californians React to Steinbeck's Portrayal of Golden California; An "Okie" View of the Film from Woody Guthrie; Part III: A Democracy at War
  • Chapter 7: Thinking of Intervention: Foreign Correspondent (1940) and the Winds of WarWalter Wanger Describes the Impediments to the Production of Foreign Correspondent; A Hollywood Executive Sees a Connection Among Good Business, Good Propaganda, and Good Policy; Walter Wanger and Hollywood Internationalists Endorse Roosevelt's Leadership During the Prewar Crisis; Senator Gerald P. Nye Speaks Out for the Isolationists Against Alleged Hollywood Propaganda; Wanger Recalls His Objective in the Production of Foreign Correspondent
  • Critical Reaction to the FilmChapter 2: Cultural History Through a Cloudy Lens: The Birth of a Nation (1915) and the Racial Climate of Progressive America; The NAACP Challenges Hollywood to Respect the Will of the National Board of Censorship; NAACP Mobilizes National Resistance to the Screening of a Racist Film; The Film's Producers React to the Threat of Censorship; NAACP Considers a Film as an Answer to The Birth of a Nation; Chapter 3: Social Change and Sexual Politics: Dancing Mothers (1926) and Moral Ambiguity in the Jazz Age; Elinor Glyn Describes "It"; A New Marriage Style Discussed
  • Suzanne La Follette Describes a New Attitude on DivorceFrederick Lewis Allen Assesses the Impact of the Movies and the Producers' Response to the Critics; The Motion Picture Code Prescribes Appropriate Treatment of Sexual Issues and Relationships; Chapter 4: The End of Romantic War: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and Disillusionment in the Interwar Era; Determination to Avoid World War; New York Times Reviewer Acknowledges Milestone's Achievement; Erich Maria Remarque Surveys War's Devastating Impact on Those Who Served; Part II: A Nation Under Stress: The Depths of Economic Despair
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ocn962303297
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315510286
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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967922
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b37460353
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962303297
  • pebc1315510286

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