Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945

Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945

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From 1937 through 1945, Hollywood produced over 1, 000 films relating to the war. This enormous and exhaustive reference work first analyzes the war films as sociopolitical documents. Part one, entitled The Crisis Abroad, 1937-1941, focuses on movies that reflected America's increasing uneasiness. Part two, Waging War, 1942-1945, reveals that many movies made from 1942 through 1945 included at least some allusion to World War II.In this mystery, Charlie and his slang-talking aquot;number 1 son, aquot; Jimmy, are in Rio attempting to track down a murderess. ... Hitler is portrayed standing next to Kane on a Berch- tes-gaden-like balcony in the famous ten minute aquot;News on the March aquot; parody ... The dead mana#39;s body is hidden inside a fake statue. Blackie exposes the real murderer and recovers the real statue. ... Operation Sea-Lion, Hitlera#39;s plan for the invasion of England, reached a high state of readiness between July andanbsp;...

Title:Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945
Author:Michael S. Shull
Publisher:McFarland Publishing - 1996


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