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The Hollywood history of World War II

Robin Cross

The Hollywood history of World War II

by Robin Cross

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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobin Cross.
SeriesA Charles Herridge book
The Physical Object
Pagination62p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15115626M
ISBN 100706362853
OCLC/WorldCa59675090

With Gary Sinise, Charles Scheffel, Justin Bartha, Ron Livingston. Follow the lives of soldiers who lived World War II, through previously unseen color footage. Get this from a library! Projections of war: Hollywood, American culture, and World War II. [Thomas Patrick Doherty] -- "Thomas Doherty reveals how and why Hollywood marshaled its artistic resources on behalf of the war effort and interprets the cultural meanings and enduring legacies of the motion picture record of.

  Hollywood & Anti-Semitism: A Cultural History up to World War II, by Steven Carr. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. $ The subject matter of this book is one that--as a film critic, an armchair film historian, and an American of the Jewish faith--immediately attracted me. I looked forward to delving into Can's work. Commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II with this keepsake book, featuring reprints of The Sun’s original coverage from the invasion of Poland in through Japan's surrender in Each book is finished with a black leatherette cover, gold foil lettering and your personalization. This newspaper book comes with an option for personalized inscription.

World War II holds a celebrated position in the benign meta-narrative of American foreign relations. This narrative holds that the United States is a benevolent nation whose foreign policy is based not on pure self-interest but rather on the greater good of all humankind. These small points aside, Storm of Eagles is a great well-presented gathering of pictures of the aviation side of World War II that readers should enjoy browsing through, and at today’s book prices, $35 is not a high amount to spend for such a well-done publication these days. Cdr. Mersky is a frequent contributor to Naval History Book Reviews.


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As World War II dominated news headlines, people needed to laugh more than ever, and Hollywood was happy to oblige them. Movie studios created scripts for their funniest comedians such as Bud.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Author: Robin Cross. He examines the Hollywood Production Code, government propaganda films, the portrayal of women and minorities in films of the period, and Hollywood's role in World War I and Vietnam.

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 by: The entertainment industry during World War II underwent changes to help aid the cause of the war.

The entertainment industry during this time was often controlled by a country's government. Since the governments believed that a supportive home front was crucial to their countries' victory, they generally sought to keep the civilian spirits high and to depict the war in a positive.

In this fresh look at moviemaking during the Great Depression, David Welky examines Hollywood’s response to the rise of fascism and the beginning of the Second World War.

Through innovative analysis of hundreds of movies—including The Dawn Patrol, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, and Sergeant York—Welky traces the shifting motivations and arguments of the film. George Macdonald Fraser gives, in this entertaining and thought provoking book, a history of the world as seen by the film-makers of Hollywood.

One might expect a good laugh at the expense of anachronisms, distortions and inventions, and while there definitely are some, it is instructive how often and how faithfully, the film makers often were Reviews:   This well-researched book is essential for both film enthusiasts and World War II aficionados.” About the Author Mark Harris is the author of Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood, which was a New York Times notable book of the year and was named one of the ten best nonfiction books of the decade by Salon.

May 8 is the anniversary of V-E Day, the day that Germany unconditionally surrendered in to end World War II in Europe. Young American soldiers, sailors, and airmen came of age during the war, and so did Hollywood.

The role played by the movie industry will be part of a new exhibition scheduled to open in that will showcase the nation's cultural history. During the Second World War, over Hollywood motion pictures were produced that, in one way or another, bore the propaganda imprimatur.

These popular movies -- and they consistently glorified the achievements of the American fighting man while vilifying all the members of the Axis pact -- and fostered morale on the Home Front and stood as tangible reminders that Old Glory. There is no doubt this small hardcover book (History of World War 11 by Francis Trevelyan Miller, assisted by a staff of experts) is a collector’s item.

It was originally published in This amazing book is filled with old black and white pictures of the war including photos of the battles, and numerous ones with the leaders of the Reviews: World War II is a series of books published by Time-Life that chronicles the Second World War.

Each book focused on a different topic, such as the resistance, spies, the home front but mainly the battles and campaigns of the conflict. They are each pages in length, heavily illustrated and with pictorial essays on specific topics within the.

books based on votes: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand, Hiroshima by John Hersey, Band. The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans.

War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II Robbin Hutton (Regnery, ). The best novels and stories that take place during World War II.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian.

The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside.

World War II has been a favorite subject of Hollywood sincebefore the U.S. even entered the fighting. But the industry has been less interested in World War I, aka The Great War or The War t.

The Hollywood History of the World is a book about historical movies written by George MacDonald Fraser. Fraser said he was inspired to write the book when it occurred to him that "in a way, Hollywood has been a great historical educator, because if you or I or anyone else thinks of ancient Rome, you probably think of something you've seen in the movies.

Who would know. Brimming with historical detail and teeming with heartbreak and tragedy, The Lost Letter should be placed at the top of your towering stack of books to read. Inspired by the resistance in Austria during World War II, Cantor limns the interconnected stories of star-crossed lovers across a generation and an ocean.

The roundup of pre-holiday book deals with Hollywood potential a harrowing World War II story, a debut novel reminiscent of A. Byatt’s Possession and the definitive history. The Winds of War is one of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wouk's multiple books focused on World War published init was followed by 's War and lane's take will.About this book.

The Hollywood War Film offers readers a lively introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment.

Combines broad historical and theoretical coverage of the genre with in-depth analysis of specific films.This category is for articles on history books with World War II as a topic. See also. Category:Historians of World War II; Precursors to World War II.

Subcategories. This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.