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From box office to ballot box : the American political film

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
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Given the complexity and expense of making and distributing a film, the process of filmmaking is by its very nature also a political process. Through a film-by-film examination of the movies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Booker, M. Keith.
From box office to ballot box.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(DLC) 2006037773
(OCoLC)76183684
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780313082146 0313082146
OCLC Number: 230733801
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (v, 232 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : the American political film --
1. Meet the candidate : the political campaign film --
2. Inside politics : the process of government in American political film --
3. Communism, anticommunism, and the blacklist : McCarthyism and American film --
4. Science fiction and nuclear fear : the Cold war in American film --
5. As seen on television : politics and the media in American film --
6. Working on the chain gang : labor and class in American film --
7. Apocalypse then : the Vietnam war in American film --
8. United States vs. the World : American film and warfare after the Cold war --
Conclusion : Political film in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.

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"Film may be the perfect creative medium through which to ponder, parody, and criticize the world of politics. Booker explores this relationship in an academic yet accessible discussion of American Read more...

 
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