Selling Hollywood to the World

Selling Hollywood to the World

Author: John Trumpbour

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521042666

Category: History

Page: 400

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This book investigates European efforts to overcome the American film industry's international pre-eminence.
Selling Hollywood to the World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: John Trumpbour
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book investigates European efforts to overcome the American film industry's international pre-eminence.
Hollywood in Havana
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Megan Feeney
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-11 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

From the turn of the twentieth century through the late 1950s, Havana was a locus for American movie stars, with glamorous visitors including Errol Flynn, John Wayne, and Marlon Brando. In fact, Hollywood was seemingly everywhere in pre-Castro Havana, with movie theaters three to a block in places, widely circulated
Movie Censorship and American Culture
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Francis G. Couvares
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

From the earliest days of public outrage over "indecent" nickelodeon shows, Americans have worried about the power of the movies. The eleven essays in this book examine nearly a century of struggle over cinematic representations of sex, crime, violence, religion, race, and ethnicity, revealing that the effort to regulate the
Selling the Congo
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Matthew G. Stanard
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Belgium was a small, neutral country without a colonial tradition when King Leopold II ceded the Congo, his personal property, to the state in 1908. For the next half century Belgium not only ruled an African empire but also, through widespread, enduring, and eagerly embraced propaganda, produced an imperialist-minded citizenry.
Geheimdienste, Diplomatie, Krieg
Language: de
Pages: 376
Authors: Carlos Collado Seidel
Categories: Diplomacy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

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