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We're in the Money : Depression America and It's Films :  Depression America and It's Films - Andrew Bergman

We're in the Money : Depression America and It's Films

Depression America and It's Films

Paperback Published: January 1992
ISBN: 9780929587851
Number Of Pages: 224

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How Hollywood helped prop up the nation's fundamental institutions during the Great Depression. First rate. It should stand for a long time as a pioneer work in a field where all too little has been written. --Alfred B. Rollins, Jr.

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It is a fun way to take a look at history and well worth reading.--Rainbo Electronic Reviews

Part 1 Introduction xi Part 2 A Note on the Movie Industry and the Depression xix Part 3 PART ONE 1930-1933 Chapter 4 The Gangsters 3 Chapter 5 The Shyster and the City 18 Chapter 6 Some Anarcho-Nihilist Laff Riots 30 Chapter 7 Sex and Personal Relations: Women of the Streets, Women of the World 49 Chapter 8 A Musical Interlude 62 Part 9 PART TWO 1933-1939 Chapter 10 Back to the Earth: King Kong and King Vidor 69 Chapter 11 The G-Man and the Cowboy 83 Chapter 12 Warner Brothers Presents Social Consciousness 92 Chapter 13 The Mob and the Search for Authority, 1933-1937 110 Chapter 14 Frank Capra and Screwball Comedy, 1931-1941 132 Chapter 15 A Solution to Environment: The Juvenile Delinquent 149 Chapter 16 Conclusions 167 Part 17 Notes 175 Part 18 Bibliography 187 Part 19 Index 195

ISBN: 9780929587851
ISBN-10: 0929587855
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: January 1992
Publisher: IVAN R DEE INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.51 x 14.38  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.32

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