Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

eBook - 2013
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The abundance of WWII-era documentaries and the huge cache of archival footage that has emerged since 1945 make it seem as if cinematic images of the Nazis were always as vivid and plentiful as they are today. Yet between 1933 and 1939, representations of the Nazis and the full meaning of Nazism came slowly to Hollywood, growing more distinct and ominous only as the decade wore on. Recapturing what ordinary Americans saw on the screen during the emerging Nazi threat, Thomas Doherty reclaims forgotten films, such as Hitler's Reign of Terror (1934), a pioneering anti-Nazi docu-drama.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780231535144
Characteristics: 1 online resource (444 pages) : illustrations


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Nov 18, 2013

I enjoyed Hollywood & Hitler. It's always interesting to me to see how history is viewed now vs what actually happened. From 1933-39 Germany was a huge market for Hollywood and only 1 studio head refused to cow-tow to the increasing demands of the Third Reich. At first it was the firing all Jewish studio staff that were working in Germany and replacing them. Then the slippery slope started...

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