skip to content
The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties

Author: Peter Roffman; Jim Purdy
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Scénarios
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roffman, Peter, 1950-
Hollywood social problem film.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)557645022
Online version:
Roffman, Peter, 1950-
Hollywood social problem film.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)631807288
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Roffman; Jim Purdy
ISBN: 0253127076 9780253127075 0253202612 9780253202611
OCLC Number: 6555872
Description: x, 364 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The system breaks down : the individual as victim, 1930-1933 --
Protypes : gangsters, fallen women, and convicts --
The shysters --
The populists --
or who's afraid of the big bad wolf? --
Desperation --
Hollywood turns to the right --
From despair to recovery : Warner Brothers and FDR --
The system upheld : the individual redeemed, 1933-1941 --
Unemployment --
doing your part --
Hollywood and the worker --
Rural problems --
The juvenile delinquent and society --
The ex-con and society --
Different problems, same solutions --
Native fascists --
lynching and legions --
Frank Capra's super-shyster and little people --
More plutocrats and would-be dictators --
International fascism --
from pacifism to war --
The postwar world --
Readjustment --
"nervous from the service" --
The minorities --
More neurosis --
alcoholism and insanity --
Postwar labor problems --
The individual and society : darker views of the postwar world --
HUAC and the end of an era --
Conclusion : Sullivan's travels --
Hollywood goes slumming.
Responsibility: Peter Roffman and Jim Purdy.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6555872> # The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "6555872" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/inu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Place/bloomington> ; # Bloomington
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.430909355/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/gesellschaftskritik> ; # Gesellschaftskritik
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108003> ; # Motion pictures--Social aspects--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_histoire_et_critique> ; # Cinéma--Histoire et critique
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1312041> ; # California--Los Angeles--Hollywood.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Place/hollywood_los_angeles_calif> ; # Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027384> ; # Motion pictures--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740826> ; # Motion picture plays, American
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Place/los_angeles_hollywood> ; # Los Angeles- Hollywood.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_aspect_social_etats_unis> ; # Cinéma - Aspect social - États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_scenarios_histoire_et_critique> ; # Cinéma - Scénarios - Histoire et critique
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/film> ; # Film
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Event/geschichte_1929_1959> ; # Geschichte 1929-1959.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108008> ; # Motion picture plays, American--History and criticism
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Person/purdy_jim> ; # Jim Purdy
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/91833536> ; # Peter Roffman
   schema:datePublished "1981" ;
   schema:description "The system breaks down : the individual as victim, 1930-1933 -- Protypes : gangsters, fallen women, and convicts -- The shysters -- The populists -- or who's afraid of the big bad wolf? -- Desperation -- Hollywood turns to the right -- From despair to recovery : Warner Brothers and FDR -- The system upheld : the individual redeemed, 1933-1941 -- Unemployment -- doing your part -- Hollywood and the worker -- Rural problems -- The juvenile delinquent and society -- The ex-con and society -- Different problems, same solutions -- Native fascists -- lynching and legions -- Frank Capra's super-shyster and little people -- More plutocrats and would-be dictators -- International fascism -- from pacifism to war -- The postwar world -- Readjustment -- "nervous from the service" -- The minorities -- More neurosis -- alcoholism and insanity -- Postwar labor problems -- The individual and society : darker views of the postwar world -- HUAC and the end of an era -- Conclusion : Sullivan's travels -- Hollywood goes slumming."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/421404> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631807288> ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/557645022> ;
   schema:name "The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties"@en ;
   schema:productID "6555872" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/6555872#PublicationEvent/bloomington_indiana_university_press_1981> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Agent/indiana_university_press> ; # Indiana University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253202611> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253127075> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/6555872> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Agent/indiana_university_press> # Indiana University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Indiana University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Event/geschichte_1929_1959> # Geschichte 1929-1959.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1929-1959." ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1929-1959" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Place/hollywood_los_angeles_calif> # Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_aspect_social_etats_unis> # Cinéma - Aspect social - États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cinéma - Aspect social - États-Unis"@en ;
   schema:name "Cinéma--Aspect social--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_histoire_et_critique> # Cinéma--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cinéma--Histoire et critique"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/cinema_scenarios_histoire_et_critique> # Cinéma - Scénarios - Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cinéma - Scénarios - Histoire et critique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/421404#Topic/gesellschaftskritik> # Gesellschaftskritik
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gesellschaftskritik"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108003> # Motion pictures--Social aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Motion pictures--Social aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108008> # Motion picture plays, American--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Motion picture plays, American--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027384> # Motion pictures--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Motion pictures--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1312041> # California--Los Angeles--Hollywood.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "California--Los Angeles--Hollywood." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1740826> # Motion picture plays, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Motion picture plays, American"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/91833536> # Peter Roffman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1950" ;
   schema:familyName "Roffman" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Roffman" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253127075>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0253127076" ;
   schema:isbn "9780253127075" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253202611>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0253202612" ;
   schema:isbn "9780253202611" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/557645022>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Hollywood social problem film." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6555872> ; # The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631807288>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Hollywood social problem film." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6555872> ; # The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/6555872>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6555872> ; # The Hollywood social problem film : madness, despair, and politics from the Depression to the fifties
   schema:dateModified "2016-05-12" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.