Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This revised edition includes new sections exploring the recent resurgence of interest in World War II films, including Saving Private Ryan and The Thin Red Line.
About the Author
Thomas Doherty is associate professor of the American Studies Department and chair of the Film Studies Program at Brandeis University. He is author of Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930–1934 (Columbia, 1999) and Teenagers and Teenpics: The Juvenilizatzion of American Movies in the 1950s, and is associate editor of the film journal Cinéaste.
Table of Contents
1. Hollywood's War
2. Leni Riefenstahl's Contribution to the American War Effort
3. Production Codes
4. Government Work
5. Genre Work
6. Properly Directed Hatred
7. Women Without Men
8. Keep 'Em Laughing
9. The Negro Soldier
10. The Real War
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