Fictional Presidential Films: A Comprehensive Filmography of Portrayals from 1930 to 2011

Fictional Presidential Films: A Comprehensive Filmography of Portrayals from 1930 to 2011

by Sarah Miles Bolam & Thomas J. Bolam
     
 

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Fictional Presidential Films Hollywood’s manner of making films, its conventions, applies especially to fictional presidential films, allowing filmmakers to express their ideas that could not be done in traditional historical films. Fictional Presidential Films offers a complete filmography of these two-hundred-plus films decade by decade since 1930. The main…  See more details below

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Fictional Presidential Films Hollywood’s manner of making films, its conventions, applies especially to fictional presidential films, allowing filmmakers to express their ideas that could not be done in traditional historical films. Fictional Presidential Films offers a complete filmography of these two-hundred-plus films decade by decade since 1930. The main body of the work provides a brief summary of each decade along with a summary on the overall nature of films in which a fictional President appeared. Each relevant film is then discussed with credits, plot summary, description of the presidential appearance, and, when possible, an assessment of the presidential portrayal included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462893195
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,091,243
File size:
967 KB

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