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Title Hollywood's World War I : motion picture images / edited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor
Published Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, [1997]


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Description vii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The Great War (1914-1918) in the American Mind / Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor -- 1. The Training of Colored Troops: A Cinematic Effort to Promote National Cohesion / Thomas Winter -- 2. The Great War and the War Film as Genre: Hearts of the World and What Price Glory? / James M. Welsh -- 3. The Great War Viewed from the Twenties: The Big Parade / Michael T. Isenberg -- 4. The Dawn Patrol and the World War I Air Combat Film Genre: An Exploration of American Values / Dominick A. Pisano -- 5. Hell's Angels above The Western Front / Robert Baird -- 6. The Fighting 69th: An Ambiguous Portrait of Isolationism/Interventionism / Daniel J. Leab -- 7. "The Devil's Tool": Alvin York and Sergeant York / Michael Birdwell -- 8. Military Incompetence and the Cinema of the First World War: Paths of Glory / Andrew Kelly -- 9. Johnny Got His Gun: Evolution of an Antiwar Statement / Martin F. Norden
10. Parallels or Continuities in Goodbye Billy and The Frozen War / Peter C. Rollins -- 11. CBS Reports: Interpreting World War I from the Mid-1960s / Richard C. Bartone -- 12. The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War: The Making of a Documentary / Larry Ward -- 13. Coming Home from the Great War: World War I Veterans in American Film / James I. Deutsch -- 14. The Great War Revisioned: A World War I Filmography / Gerald Herman
Summary In this study of feature films and documentaries, Hollywood's World War I traces America's changing views over five decades, as filmmakers have focused on a crisis that still reverberates in our civic and spiritual lives
Bibliography "The Great War revisioned: a World War I filmography": pages 245-282
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Subject Motion picture industry -- California -- Hollywood
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Motion picture and the war
World War, 1914-1918 -- Motion pictures and the war.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Author O'Connor, John E.
Rollins, Peter C.
LC no. 97026062
ISBN 0879727551
087972756X (paperback)