Hollywood's chosen people : the Jewish experience in American cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi, Murray Pomerance, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2013.
Description
viii, 270 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Related name
Series
Contemporary approaches to film and media series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-244) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: the Hollywood question / Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Daniel Bernardi, and Murray Pomerance
  • A forgotten masterpiece: Edward Sloman's His people / Lester D. Friedman
  • Jewish immigrant directors and their impact on Hollywood / Catherine Portuges
  • "A rotten bunch of vile people with no respect for anything beyond the making of money": Joseph Breen, The Hollywood Production Code, and institutionalized anti-Semitism in Hollywood / Wheeler Winston Dixon
  • Stardom, intermarriage, and consumption in the 1950s: the Debbie-Eddie-Liz scandal / Sumiko Higashi
  • Hats off to George Cukor! / William Rothman
  • Notes on Sontag and "Jewish moral seriousness" in American movies / Sarah Kozloff
  • The good German? Oskar Schindler and the movies, 1951-1993 / Peter Kramer
  • Representing atrocity: September 11 through the Holocaust lens / David Sterritt
  • David Mamet's Homicide: in or out? / Lucy Fischer
  • Boy-man schlemiels and super-nebishes: Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller / Vincent Brook
  • Who was Buddy Love?: screen performance and Jewish experience / Murray Pomerance
  • Assimilating Streisand: when too much is not enough / Vivian Sobchack.
ISBN
  • 9780814334829 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0814334822 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780814338070 (ebook)
  • 0814338070 (ebook)
LCCN
2012004275
OCLC
776032992
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