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The Vietnam War on film

Author: David Luhrssen
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019]
Series: Hollywood history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vietnam War on Film illustrates how to employ film as a teaching tool. It also stands on its own as an account of the war and the major films that have depicted it"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Luhrssen, David, author.
Vietnam War on film
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2019
(DLC) 2019010848
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Luhrssen
ISBN: 9781440866722 1440866724
OCLC Number: 1089881324
Description: xxxiv, 170 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Green Berets (1968) --
Coming Home (1978) --
The Boys in Company C (1978) --
The Deer Hunter (1978) --
Apocalypse Now (1979) --
Platoon (1986) --
Full Metal Jacket (1987) --
We Were Soldiers (2002) --
The Quiet American (2002) --
Rescue Dawn (2007).
Series Title: Hollywood history.
Responsibility: David Luhrssen.

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