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Screening politics : the politician in American movies, 1931-2001

Author: Harry Keyishian
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Studies in film genres, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This reference guide provides detailed discussions of over 50 movies about American politics and politicians. It shows how the patterns in the genre of films have played out over the decades. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Keyishian
ISBN: 0810845814 9780810845817
OCLC Number: 166504291
Description: xxiii, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) Chapter 4 Abraham Lincoln (1930) Chapter 5 Ada (1961) Chapter 6 Advise and Consent (1962) Chapter 7 Air Force One (1997) Chapter 8 Alias Nick Beal (1949) Chapter 9 All the King's Men (1949) Chapter 10 The American President (1955) Chapter 11 Being There (1979) Chapter 12 The Best Man (1964) Chapter 13 Bob Roberts (1992) Chapter 14 Bulworth (1998) Chapter 15 The Candidate (1972) Chapter 16 The Cat's Paw (1934) Chapter 17 Citizen Kane (1941) Chapter 18 City Hall (1996) Chapter 19 The Contender (2000) Chapter 20 The Dark Horse (1932) Chapter 21 Dave (1993) Chapter 22 Deterrence (1999) Chapter 23 The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) Chapter 24 A Face in the Crowd (1957) Chapter 25 Fail Safe (1964) Chapter 26 The Farmer's Daughter (1947) Chapter 27 Gabriel Over the White House (1933) Chapter 28 The Great McGinty (1940) Chapter 29 Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) Chapter 30 Judge Priest (1934) Chapter 31 Kingfish (1995) Chapter 32 The Last Hurrah (1958) Chapter 33 A Lion Is in the Streets (1953) Chapter 34 The Man (1972) Chapter 35 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Chapter 36 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Chapter 37 Nixon (1995) Chapter 38 The Phantom President (1932) Chapter 39 Politics (1931) Chapter 40 Polly Tix in Washington (1932) Chapter 41 The President Vanishes (1934) Chapter 42 Primary Colors (1998) Chapter 43 Running Mates (2000) Chapter 44 Secret Honor (1984) Chapter 45 The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979) Chapter 46 The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947) Chapter 47 State of the Union (1948) Chapter 48 The Sun Shines Bright (1953) Chapter 49 Sunrise at Campobello (1960) Chapter 50 Tanner '88 (1988) Chapter 51 Thanks a Million (1935) Chapter 52 Thirteen Days (2001) Chapter 53 True Colors (1991) Chapter 54 Under the Western Stars (1938) Chapter 55 Wag the Dog (1997) Chapter 56 The Washington Masquerade (1932) Chapter 57 Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932) Chapter 58 Wild in the Streets (1968) Chapter 59 Wilson (1944) Chapter 60 Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) Chapter 61 Notes Chapter 62 Bibliography Chapter 63 Index Chapter 64 About the Author
Series Title: Studies in film genres, no. 2.
Responsibility: Harry Keyishian.

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This book is an eclectic anthology about fifty-eight feature films released over a neat seven-decade period...interesting... The Journal of Popular Culture Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Wilson, Dave, Read more...

 
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