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Hollywood goes to Washington : American politics on screen

Author: Michael Coyne
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of American political films that examines a myriad of classic movies from the 1930s onwards, including "Mr Smith Goes to Washington", "The Last Hurrah", "All the King's Men" and "Bob Roberts". Ranging across both US political and Hollywood history, it analyzes key works both familiar and often under-appreciated.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Coyne
ISBN: 9781861893680 186189368X
OCLC Number: 472951302
Notes: A study of American political films that examines a myriad of classic movies from the 1930s onwards, including "Mr Smith Goes to Washington", "The Last Hurrah", "All the King's Men" and "Bob Roberts". Ranging across both US political and Hollywood history, it analyzes key works both familiar and often under-appreciated.
Description: 229 p.

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The American political film is one of the most pervasive yet least scrutinized genres in Hollywood cinema. Analyzing key works, both familiar and also previously under-appreciated, this title  Read more...

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A wide-ranging survey of the American political film ... Coyne does an excellent job of linking actors with their archetypal roles, such as Henry Fonda and his serene, sagacious statesmen, and Read more...

 
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