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American history and contemporary Hollywood film

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures and history,
  • Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • United States -- In motion pictures

  • About the Edition

    Hollywood has a growing fascination with America"s past. This book offers an analysis of how and why contemporary Hollywood films have sought to mediate American history. It considers whether or how far contemporary films have begun to unravel the unifying myths of earlier films and periods.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTrevor B. McCrisken and Andrew Pepper.
    ContributionsPepper, Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19351188M
    ISBN 100748614907, 0748614893

    Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, Short entries identifying over bio-pic films to The Big Five studios did not meet the requirements of the Consent of Decree during WWII, without major consequence, but after the war ended they joined Paramount as defendants in the Hollywood antitrust case, as did the Little Three studios. To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us. Fundamental for understanding that history is constructed Gallagher, Edward J. Chapter two shows how American films generally avoided the issue of slavery, resorting to stereotypes of African Americans from the s to the late s, before displaying some ambivalence in films such as The Foxes of Harrow 20th Century Fox, John M. Mary Catherine Wright The title sounds serious, but the show is playful and funny.

    In Hollywood movies from the 30s and 40s, the same person often played the same kind of role in movie after movie: Spring Byington was always the warm mother, Paul Henreid was the suave European, Edna May Oliver was the eccentric, oppionated old aunt, S. California 's more hospitable and cost-effective climate led to the eventual shift of virtually all filmmaking to the West Coast by the s. Chicago: Lakeview P, Like all other American industries, the film industry responded to World War II with increased productivity, creating a new wave of wartime pictures. Durang rewrote the final scene with some updates.

    The Political Companion to American Film. American History Through Hollywood Film is not the first book to deal with the representation of American historical events in Hollywood films. Another battle in Loewen's continuing war with teaching history through the huge textbook, this one more focused on classroom experience and pedagogical methods. This marked the entrance of Hollywood into the television industry. The synchronization technology was still too primitive for dubbing.


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American history and contemporary Hollywood film by Trevor B. McCrisken Download PDF Ebook

This age also saw the rise of two coveted roles in the movie industry: the director and the star. None xii, pages ; 24 cm Hollywood has always been fascinated by America's past, but never more so than in the past fifteen years.

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American history and contemporary Hollywood film

The audience has no indication as to what is real or what is a creative embellishment of the truth for better cinematography by the movie creators. They see themselves as detectives, often unsure about what happened, what it means, and rarely able to agree amongst themselves.

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Meanwhile Steven Spielberg and Quentin Tarantino have made acclaimed films about black subjects. Griffith,Young Mr. InWalt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released during a run of lackluster films from the major studios, and quickly became the highest grossing film released to that point.

There is no distinct line between fact and fiction. Sound also became widely used in Hollywood in the late s. Decline of the studio system late s [ edit ] Percentage of the US population that went to the cinema on average, weekly, — Walt Disney introduces each of the seven dwarfs in a scene from the original Snow White theatrical trailer.

Exploration into editing, backdrops, and visual flow motivated aspiring filmmakers to push into new creative territory. Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

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Hey, "Ambivalence and On the Waterfront ". Hirsch, E. FitzGerald explains how history in school textbooks is remade through the decades in order to affect the children of that decade. Paramount Pictures, Inc. This marked the entrance of Hollywood into the television industry.

Celluloid Blackboard: Teaching History with Film. Has implications for understanding the constructedness of history.

The furor his book caused stems from an implication that there is one history, one tradition that someone s decide to transmit to the exclusion of other aspects, and controversy centers on what should be in and not in a "list" of "what literate Americans know" see The year saw an all-time high in theater attendance and total profits.

The Golden Age of Hollywood was over. The posters, like the films themselves, perpetuated some of the very stereotypes about black people that earlier generations of African American film-makers had American history and contemporary Hollywood film book to challenge.

Soon they were the heads of a new kind of enterprise: the movie studio. As a result, American history and contemporary Hollywood film book studios began to release actors and technical staff from their contracts with the studios. Another battle in Loewen's continuing war with teaching history through the huge textbook, this one more focused on classroom experience and pedagogical methods.

Contents List of Illustrations. Like all other American industries, the film industry responded to World War II with increased productivity, creating a new wave of wartime pictures. Shared culture requires the transmission of specific information to children.

She then finds herself in the Depression, where tough guy Jimmy takes her under his wing and they fall in love. They owned or leased Movie Ranches in rural Southern California for location shooting of westerns and other large-scale genre films.Bibliography of Recent Books in American Film History.

Index. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Fully revised, updated, and extended, this compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents teaches students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events.

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