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Blue-collar Hollywood

John Bodnar

Blue-collar Hollywood

liberalism, democracy, and working people in American film

by John Bodnar

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Published by John Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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Statementby John Bodnar.
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LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22530543M
ISBN 100801871492

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BLUE-COLLAR HOLLYWOOD: Liberalism, Democracy, and Working People in American Film John Bodnar Whether made during the Great Depression, WWII, the Cold War, or the Vietnam era, the majority of films about ordinary working Americans avoided endorsing specific political programs, radical economic reform, or overtly reactionary positions. Popular Blue Collar White Collar Books Showing of 51 King's Killer (The Kings of Men MC #1) by. Ki Brightly (Goodreads Author) (shelved 1 time as blue-collar-white-collar) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

Synopsis. The book begins as McCourt lands at Albany, New York, and quickly makes his way to New York less and clueless about American customs, he struggles to integrate himself into American blue-collar society. He is then drafted into the US Army, sent to Europe, and rises to the rank of by: 5.   Book of Basketball On ‘Blue Collar,’ the Classic About Race and the Working Class. And it’s no wonder Hollywood never tried to make it : K. Austin Collins.


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Jackson, editor of The Encyclopedia of New York CityCited by: 3. xxxiv INTRODUCTION BLUE-COLLAR HOLLYWOOD This page intentionally left blank ONE POLITICAL CROSS-DRESSING IN THE THIRTIES In the face of the massive economic disruptions of the s, both Hollywood and political organizations scrambled to articulate versions of American liberal and democratic creeds that would win adherents, but they did not.

BLUE COLLAR is celebrated for a number of reasons - the casting is inspired, subverting a standard Hollywood racial casting formula, and director/writer Paul Schrader (his directorial debut; Schrader was already known for writing TAXI DRIVER) gets unforgettable performances from three leads who apparently didn't much care for each other/5().

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