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Long ago and far away : Hollywood and the Second World War

Author: Robert Fyne
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In depth study of World War II films, analyzing the different storylines, points of view, and contemporary events. In Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War, Fyne examines WWII films from 1941 to the present, explaining how their content and mood paralleled national mores and politics.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fyne
ISBN: 9780810861244 0810861240
OCLC Number: 183179610
Notes: Filmography: (p. 159-251).
Description: v, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: We've never been licked: 1941-1945 --
Victory and memory: 1946-1949 --
The Cold War turns hot: 1950-1953 --
Public attitudes and revisionism: 1954-1967 --
Vietnam boils over: 1968-1976 --
The last hurrah: 1977-1989 --
Going, going, gone! Cable television explains the war: 1990-2007 --
Sixty years of fighting: Why should it end?
Responsibility: Robert Fyne.

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In depth study of World War II films, analyzing the different storylines, points of view, and contemporary events. In Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War, Fyne examines WWII films from 1941 to the present, explaining how their content and mood paralleled national mores and politics.
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The book includes an extensive filmography, a useful bibliography, and some stills. Recommended. CHOICE, December 2008 Fyne's writing is extraordinarily fluid, creating a pleasurable narrative that Read more...

 
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