The Hollywood Propaganda of World War II / Edition 2

The Hollywood Propaganda of World War II / Edition 2

by Robert Fyne
     
 

An in-depth study that examines WWII movies, analyzing many motifs, stereotypes, ficiton-as-fact, distortions, and prevarications that permeate this genre.See more details below

Overview

An in-depth study that examines WWII movies, analyzing many motifs, stereotypes, ficiton-as-fact, distortions, and prevarications that permeate this genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810833104
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
03/06/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Fyne (Ph.D., New York University) is an associate professor of English at Kean University. He has delivered several papers on wartime propaganda and is the author of several articles which have appeared in such journals as Film Library Quarterly, Literature/Film Quarterly, and The Journal of Popular Film and Television. He currently serves as the book review editor for Film & History and is the author of Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War (Scarecrow, 2008).

Table of Contents

1Propaganda and Hollywood1
2The Gathering Storms14
3Remember Pearl Harbor: Hollywood Attacks Japan31
4The Assault on the Fatherland73
5We're All in This Together: America's Russian and Chinese Allies102
6Since We're All Away: The Folks Left Behind114
7The B's Finest Hour: Our Sixty-Minute Unsung Heroes130
8Distortions, Prevarications, Fiction-as-Fact: Reflections on Propaganda148
Selective Filmography163
Chronological Listing of Films220
Bibliography228
Index231
About the Author246

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