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Stars and stripes on screen : a comprehensive guide to portrayals of American military on film

Author: Lawrence H Suid; Dolores A Haverstick
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
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"Throughout the 20th century and beyond, Hollywood has portrayed the U.S. armed services in mortal combat against assorted enemies, both real and imagined. Whether in a drama, comedy, or even a musical, the American military has played a role - either as a backdrop or as an integral element - in hundreds of films." "Stars and Stripes on Screen is the guide to the portrayal of American armed services in motion
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Suid, Lawrence H.
Stars and stripes on screen.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607636933
Online version:
Suid, Lawrence H.
Stars and stripes on screen.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607887020
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence H Suid; Dolores A Haverstick
ISBN: 0810854120 9780810854123
OCLC Number: 56615630
Description: xxi, 419 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Feature films --
2. Television films --
3. Documentaries --
4. Films with unseen military assistance --
5. Films considered but deemed ineligible --
App. I. Films chronologically by service --
App. II. Films by subject or period --
App. III. 25 greatest American military films --
App. IV. Significant but highly flawed military films --
App. V. 25 worst American military films --
App. VI. Portrayals of military leadership --
App. VII. Select list of actors with significant credits in military films --
App. VIII. Select list of directors with significant credits in military films --
App. IX. Academy Award-winning military films --
App. X. TV series featuring significant military characters/themes.
Responsibility: Lawrence H. Suid, Dolores A. Haverstick.
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This guide to film portrayals of U.S. armed services lists more than , features produced in the United States since . It also includes movies that received military assistance, documentaries, foreign  Read more...

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For anyone interested in either military or film history, this work is a gem. Recommended for large public and academic libraries. Booklist, 11/1/2005 Military historian Suid, and Haverstick, who has Read more...

 
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