The Hollywood War Film / Edition 1

The Hollywood War Film / Edition 1

by Robert Eberwein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405173912

ISBN-13: 9781405173919

Pub. Date: 11/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

The Hollywood War Film is an accessible introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from untested young recruits and battle-hardened warriors to drill instructors and sterotypical enemies, this volume offers a lively entry into the major conventions of the war film genre from Hollywood's earliest days to the current

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Overview

The Hollywood War Film is an accessible introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from untested young recruits and battle-hardened warriors to drill instructors and sterotypical enemies, this volume offers a lively entry into the major conventions of the war film genre from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405173919
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2009
Series:
New Approaches to Film Genre Series, #12
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Plates

Introduction

1 Historical Overview 14

2 Critical Issues 42

3 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 63

4 Destination Tokyo (1943) and Retaliation Films 76

5 Platoon (1986) and Full Metal Jacket (1987) 93

6 Glory (1989) 110

7 The Iraq Wars on Film 122

8 Iwo Jima 136

Notes 152

Index 172

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