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History by Hollywood : the use and abuse of the American past

Robert Brent Toplin 1940-

c1996

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PN 1995.9 .H5 T66 1996 )()

  • Title:
    History by Hollywood : the use and abuse of the American past
  • Author: Robert Brent Toplin 1940-
  • Description: Mississippi Burning : "a standard to which we couldn't live up" -- JFK : "fact, fiction, and supposition" -- Sergeant York : "if that is propaganda, we plead guilty" -- Missing : "at the heart of the United States Foreign Service" -- Bonnie and Clyde : "violence of a most grisly sort" -- Patton : "deliberately planned as a Rorschach Test" -- All the President's men : "the story that people know and remember" -- Norma Rae : "a female rocky".
  • Publication Date: c1996
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press
  • Format: xii, 267 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0252020731 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0252065360 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism; Motion pictures and history
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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