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Contents Title Page Dedication Acknowledgments Preface Part One: Studying Political Films Chapter 1. Setting the Scene: A Theory of Film and Politics Chapter 2. The Making of a Message: Film Production and Techniques and Political Messages Chapter 3. Causes and Special Effects: The Political Environment of Film Part Two: Political Films by Decade Chapter 4. Politics in the Silent Movies Chapter 5. The 1930s: Political Movies and the Great Depression Chapter 6. The 1940s: Hollywood Goes to War Chapter 7. The 1950s: Anti-Communism and Conformity Chapter 8. The 1960s: From Mainstream to Counterculture Chapter 9. The 1970s: Cynicism, Paranoia, War and Anti-Capitalism Chapter 10. The 1980s: New Patriotism, Old Reds, and A Return to Vietnam in the Age of Reagan Chapter 11. The 1990s and Beyond 9/11 Part Three: Political Films by Topic Chapter 12. True Lies? The Rise of Political Documentaries Chapter 13. Film and the Politics of Race: The Minority Report Chapter 14. Women, Politics and Film: All About Eve? Chapter 15. Afterword Appendices Appendix 1. An Outtake: A Guide for the Political Analysis of Movies Appendix 2: The Net: A Brief Guide to Web-based Film Resources Appendix 3: Closing Credits: A Political Filmography Appendix 4: The Bottom Line: Film Domestic Gross Receipts by Decade
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Politics in motion pictures.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.