Heroes, Lovers, and Others: The Story of Latinos in Hollywood / Edition 1

Heroes, Lovers, and Others: The Story of Latinos in Hollywood / Edition 1

by Clara Rodriguez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195335139

ISBN-13: 9780195335132

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Heroes, Lovers, and Others tells the fascinating history of Latino actors in American film from the silent era to today. Rodriguez examines such Latino legends as Desi Arnaz, Dolores del Rio, Rita Hayworth, Raquel Welch, Anthony Quinn, Selma Hayek, and Antonio Banderas. More than just a collection of celebrity stories, the book explores the attitudes,…  See more details below

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Heroes, Lovers, and Others tells the fascinating history of Latino actors in American film from the silent era to today. Rodriguez examines such Latino legends as Desi Arnaz, Dolores del Rio, Rita Hayworth, Raquel Welch, Anthony Quinn, Selma Hayek, and Antonio Banderas. More than just a collection of celebrity stories, the book explores the attitudes, cultural conditions, and assumptions that influenced the portrayal of Latinos in film as well as their reception by the public. Heroes, Lovers, and Others is a comprehensive volume packed with carefully researched information and analysis for both students and cinema enthusiasts alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195335132
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
784,897
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

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