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The Resource Hollywood exiles in Europe : the blacklist and Cold War film culture, Rebecca Prime

Hollywood exiles in Europe : the blacklist and Cold War film culture, Rebecca Prime

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Hollywood exiles in Europe : the blacklist and Cold War film culture
Title
Hollywood exiles in Europe
Title remainder
the blacklist and Cold War film culture
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Prime
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Documents the untold story of the American directors, screenwriters, and actors who emigrated to Europe as a result of the Hollywood blacklist. During the 1950s and early 1960s, these Hollywood exiles directed, wrote, or starred in almost 100 European productions, their contributions ranging from crime film masterpieces like Du rififi chez les hommes (dir. Jules Dassin, 1955) to international blockbusters such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (scr. Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson, 1957) to acclaimed art films like The Servant (dir. Joseph Losey, 1963). At once a lively portrait of a lesser-known American "lost generation" and an examination of an important transitional moment in European cinema, the book presents a compelling argument for the significance of the blacklisted exiles to our understanding of postwar American and European cinema and Cold War cultural relations. The experiences of the blacklisted in Europe not only suggest the need to rethink our understanding of the Hollywood blacklist as a purely domestic phenomenon, but, by shedding new light on European cinema's changing relationship with Hollywood, illuminates the postwar shift from national to "transnational" cinema"--
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DLC
Dewey number
302.2/34309409045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.E8
LC item number
P65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New directions in international studies
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Hollywood exiles in Europe : the blacklist and Cold War film culture, Rebecca Prime
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-237) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780813562612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013013406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023283957
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840803748
  • ucoclc840803748
Label
Hollywood exiles in Europe : the blacklist and Cold War film culture, Rebecca Prime
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-237) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9780813562612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013013406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023283957
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840803748
  • ucoclc840803748

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