"Movie-Made America" Film Review by Master Researcher

"Movie-Made America"
A review of Robert Sklar's "Movie-Made America", a critical history of film in America.
# 34111 | 2,400 words | 1 source | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 19, 2003 in Literature (General) , Film (General)

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This essay is a book review of Robert Sklar's (1994) "Movie-Made America." Sklar's book is a critical history of film in America, and an analysis of larger socio-political influences in the development of the American film, including the role of war propaganda films of the 1930s, 1940s, and anti-Communist films of the 1950s. The author of this paper indicates Sklar's analysis is uneven and at times contradictory, particularly when discussing contemporary films of Lucas and Spielberg.

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