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Screening politics : the politician in American movies

Author: Harry Keyishian
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This reference guide provides detailed discussions of over 50 movies about American politics and politicians, from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) and All the King's Men (1949) to Air Force One  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Keyishian
ISBN: 0810858827 9780810858824
OCLC Number: 173087045
Notes: Originally published: ©2003.
Description: xxiii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 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 (1979) --
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) --
The 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) --
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939).
Responsibility: Harry Keyishian.

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Keyishian (English, Fairleigh Dickinson U.) describes and analyzes more than 50 films dealing with politicians and the political process in the U.S. He provides an overview of the development of the Read more...

 
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