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Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II

 
 
 
 
Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II
Author: Thomas Doherty
ISBN 13: 9780231116350
ISBN 10: 231116357
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1999-08-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 381
List Price: $30.00
 
 

In this lively cultural history, Doherty demonstrates that wartime Hollywood was not a rigidly controlled propaganda machine, as is often assumed, but an ad-hoc collaborative effort between the government and film industry.

Film Comment

Doherty´s wise, witty, well-researched book amounts in fact to one of the best studies in years of American civilization in general.