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Screening politics : the politician in American movies, 1931-2001

Author: Harry Keyishian
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003.
Series: Studies in film genres, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference guide provides detailed discussions of over 50 movies about American politics and politicians. It shows how the patterns in the genre of films have played out over the decades. It  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keyishian, Harry.
Screening politics.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003
(OCoLC)654529711
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Keyishian
ISBN: 0810845814 9780810845817
OCLC Number: 50960764
Description: xxiii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) --
Abraham Lincoln (1930) --
Ada (1961) --
Advise and Consent (1962) --
Air Force One (1997) --
Alias Nick Beal (1949) --
All the King's Men (1949) --
The American President (1995) --
Being There (1972) --
The Best Man (1964) --
Bob Roberts (1992) --
Bulworth (1998) --
The Candidate (1972) --
The Cat's Paw (1934) --
Citizen Kane (1941) --
City Hall (1996) --
The Contender (2000) --
The Dark Horse (1932) --
Dave (1993) --
Deterrence (1999) --
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) --
A Face in the Crowd (1957) --
Fail Safe (1964) --
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) --
Gabriel over the White House (1933) --
The Great McGinty (1940) --
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) --
Judge Priest (1934) --
Kingfish (1995) --
The Last Hurrah (1958) --
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953) --
The Man (1972) --
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) --
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) --
Nixon (1995) --
The Phantom President (1932) --
Politics (1931) --
Polly Tix in Washington (1932) --
The President Vanishes (1934) --
Primary Colors (1998) --
Running Mates (2000) --
Secret Honor (1984) --
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979) --
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947) --
State of the Union (1948) --
The Sun Shines Bright (1953) --
Sunrise at Campobello (1960) --
Tanner '88 (1988) --
Thanks a Million (1935) --
Thirteen Days (2001) --
True Colors (1991) --
Under Western Stars (1938) --
Wag the Dog (1997) --
The Washington Masquerade (1932) --
Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932) --
Wild in the Streets (1968) --
Wilson (1944).
Series Title: Studies in film genres, no. 2.
Responsibility: Harry Keyishian.

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This book is an eclectic anthology about fifty-eight feature films released over a neat seven-decade period....interesting... * The Journal of Popular Culture * Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Wilson, Read more...

 
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