TITLE

Movies in Wartime

AUTHOR(S)
Farber, Manny
PUB. DATE
January 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;1/3/44, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the movies made during the World war II in the U.S. Problem faced by American movie producers from the moment the country entered the war, which pushed the reluctant industry into declarations as to the nature of the times was to make dear to movie audiences as much the problems of fascism and democracy and the struggle between them as can be handled by movies; Claim that movie battlefield has been without exception a neat, heroic and orderly corner of what real battlefield must be like; Claim that the war movie today is appreciably less mawkish, melodramatic and naive than the films that were, made in the First World War; Information that the Nazis in movies have been either all black or all white, and in either case unsubstantiated.
ACCESSION #
14666365

 

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