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Here’s Looking at You

Hollywood, Film & Politics

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Ernest Giglio

Here’s Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics examines the tangled relationship between politics and Hollywood, which manifests itself in celebrity involvement in political campaigns and elections, and in the overt and covert political messages conveyed by Hollywood films. The book’s findings contradict the film industry’s assertion that it is simply in the entertainment business, and examines how, while the majority of Hollywood films are strictly commercial ventures, hundreds of movies – ranging from Birth of a Nation to Fahrenheit 9/11 – do indeed contain political messages. Here’s Looking at You serves as a basic text for political film courses and as a supplement in American government and film studies courses, and will also appeal to film buffs and people in the film industry.
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20th Century Fox, 12, 110, 295 20th Century-Fox’s Movietone News, 192 2016: Obama’s America, 16, 29, 65, 318 40 Acres and a Mule, 272 9/11 Commission, 137 9/11 terrorist attacks, 221–22, 241 A Aaron, Quinton, 167 ABC, 255 Abe Lincoln in Illinois, ...

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