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Purchasing options are not available in this country. 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 the war years. He explains the social, political, and economic forces that created such genre classics as Mrs.
On October 1st, more than a hundred thousand performers and soldiers mustered downtown, forming waves of color that stretched from voguish skyscrapers in the east to the squat pavilions of the Forbidden City. Xi is sixty-six years old, with a full, reddish face, neatly combed hair, and an expression of patient immovability. Since taking office, in , he has redoubled political repression and suspended term limits on the Presidency, so he will run the country for as long as he chooses. For this occasion, instead of his usual Western attire, he wore a black Mao suit. Whenever Chinese leaders stage a public spectacle, it provides a chance to assess their self-portrait. Growth has slowed sharply, but the country still has legions of citizens vying to enter the middle class.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item A wide-ranging, lively study which combines close readings of various key films with discussions of genre, ethnicity, and beauracracy Times Literary Supplement This is a model social history of war movies-both a penetrating examination of Hollywood at war and a bracing argument about the effects of the war on the nature of Hollywood entertainment. Kirkus Reviews Read more You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.
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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. When the United States went to war in December , so did Hollywood. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, studio executives, filmmakers, actors, and directors knew that movies were essential for boosting the morale of troops overseas and Americans at home.
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Studies the relationship between Hollywood and American culture from as both an exploration into the history of film and to assert that it was during this period that the view of Hollywood shifted from being a source of 'mere entertainment' to being influential on the culture of the people who viewed it.
Сьюзан понимала, что, по всей логике, именно ей предстояло решить эту задачу. Она вздохнула, надеясь, что ей не придется раскаиваться в том, чем она собиралась заняться. - Если все пойдет хорошо, то результат будет примерно через полчаса.
Беккер оглядел затейливое убранство бара и подумал, что все, что с ним происходит, похоже на сон. В любой другой реальности было бы куда больше здравого смысла. Я, университетский профессор, - подумал он, - выполняю секретную миссию.
Внизу что-то щелкнуло. Затем он снял наружную защелку в форме бабочки, снова огляделся вокруг и потянул дверцу на. Она была небольшой, приблизительно, наверное, метр на метр, но очень тяжелой.
Канадец. - Да.
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