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In secrecy's shadow : the OSS and CIA in Hollywood cinema, 1939-1979

Author: Simon Willmetts
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Series: Traditions in American cinema
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Second World War hundreds of Hollywood filmmakers under the command of the legendary director John Ford enlisted in the Office of Strategic Services to produce training, reconnaissance and propaganda films. This wartime bond continued into the post-war period, when a number of studios produced films advocating the creation of a permanent peacetime successor to the Office of Strategic Services: what became  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Willmetts
ISBN: 9780748692996 0748692991
OCLC Number: 1062286406
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Series Title: Traditions in American cinema
Responsibility: Simon Willmetts.

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Drawing on extensive archival research, In Secrecy's Shadow explores the revolution in the relationship between Hollywood and the secret state, from unwavering trust and cooperation to extreme  Read more...

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