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We're in the money : Depression America and its films

Author: Andrew Bergman
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Elephant pbk. edView all editions and formats
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How Hollywood helped prop up the nation's fundamental institutions during the Great Depression. "First rate. It should stand for a long time as a pioneer work in a field where all too little has been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Bergman
ISBN: 0929587855 9780929587851
OCLC Number: 25163633
Notes: "Elephant paperbacks, EL 124"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : New York University Press, 1971.
Description: xxiii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The gangsters --
The shyster and the city --
Some anarcho-nihilist laff riots --
Sex and personal relations: women of the streets, women of the world --
A musical interlude --
Back to the earth: King Kong and King Vidor --
The G-man and the cowboy --
Warner Brothers presents social consciousness --
The mob and the search for authority, 1933-1937 --
Frank Capra and screwball comedy, 1931-1941 --
A solution to environment: the juvenile delinquent --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: by Andrew Bergman.

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