Authors: Tony Shaw, Tony Shaw, wri, Denise Jeanne Youngblood
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:
The first book-length survey of cinema's vital role in the Cold War cultural combat between the U.S. and the USSR. Focuses on 10 films--five American and five Soviet, both iconic and lesser-known works--showing that cinema provided a crucial outlet for the global debate between democratic and communist ideologies.
Published at a time when American filmmakers are deeply involved in the War on Terror, this authoritative and timely book offers the first comprehensive account of Hollywood's propaganda role during the Cold War.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: I.B. Tauris
"Shaw analyses key films of the period, including High Treason, which put a British McCarthyism on celluloid; the fascinatingly ambiguous science fiction thriller The Quatermass Experiment; the court-room drama based on the trial of Hungary's Cardinal Mindszenty, The Prisoner; the dystopic The Damned, made by one of Hollywood's blacklisted directors,