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      Doug Dibbern

Hollywood Riots

Violent Crowds and Progressive Politics in American Film

The large literature about politics of Hollywood in the period of McCarthy and the blacklist has largely overlooked political filmmaking during those agitated years. This title examines the vibrant cycle of independently produced political films made while House Committee on Un-American Activities was investigating communists in the film industry. Les mer
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The large literature about politics of Hollywood in the period of McCarthy and the blacklist has largely overlooked political filmmaking during those agitated years. This title examines the vibrant cycle of independently produced political films made while House Committee on Un-American Activities was investigating communists in the film industry.
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Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 224
ISBN: 9781780766324
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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Introduction: History's Myopia: The Hollywood left obscured by the blacklist

Part One: Reporters, Racism and Riots: Violent Crowds on American Screens
Chapter 1: Independent Filmmaking and the Disintegration of the Popular Front
Chapter 2: Sensationalism, Rumours and the Threat of the Mob - Ace in the Hole, Park Row, No Way Out and Intruder in the Dust

Part Two: Incendiary Ideologies, Reactionary Crowds
Chapter 3: Newspapers and Journals in the Political Struggle
Chapter 4: Mob Violence in Los Angeles and the United States

Part Three: Progressive Filmmakers and the Battle of Ideas
Chapter 5: The Lawless
Chapter 6: The Sound of Fury
Chapter 7: The Well

Conclusion: Race, the People and the Demise of Political Cinema in the 1950s

Notes
Filmography
Bibliography
Index
Doug Dibbern has published on the Hollywood Left, Fritz Lang, and Howard Hawks, as well as contributing to journals such as Cineaste and The Daily Notebook at Mubi.com. He teaches in the Expository Writing Program at New York University.