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Author Smedley, Nick.
Title A divided world : Hollywood cinema and emigré directors in the era of Roosevelt and Hitler, 1933-1948 / Nick Smedley.
Imprint Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011.

Author Smedley, Nick.
Subject Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Expatriate motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Germans -- California -- Los Angeles.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Immigrants -- California -- Los Angeles.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1953.
Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Once upon a time in America: American society and culture, 1933-1948 -- The keeper of the flame: Hollywood and the cinema of liberal idealism -- Trouble in paradise: Hollywood films and American social change -- Case study 1: 'Everything that happens must be strictly American': Fritz Lang and Hollywood idealism -- Case study 2: Sex, violence and alcohol: Billy Wilder in the 1940s -- The devil is a woman: Hollywood films and the American woman -- 'Definitely bawdy and offensively suggestive': Lubitsch and the American woman -- 'Love cures the wounds it makes': Lang and Wilder: conventional portraits of the American woman -- The world changes: Hollywood and international affairs -- Case study 5: 'World political theater': Lubitsch and foreign affairs -- Case study 6: 'As corruptible as the others': Wilder on America and Europe -- Case study 7: 'Propaganda can be art': Lang and international affairs -- Conclusion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781841504537 (electronic bk.)
184150453X (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613162717
OCLC # 732956202
Additional Format Print version: Smedley, Nicholas. Divided world. Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011 (DLC) 2010041838

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