Hollywood Left and Right : How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics
By: Ross, Steven J.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2011Description: 1 online resource (513 p.).ISBN: 9780199720484.Subject(s): Motion picture actors and actresses -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Motion picture industry -- United States -- Influence | Motion picture producers and directors -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hollywood Left and Right : How Movie Stars Shaped American PoliticsDDC classification: 322.0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: MOVIE STARS AND POLITICS; 1 THE FIRST POLITICAL MOVIE STAR: CHARLIE CHAPLIN; 2 THE MAN WHO BROUGHT HOLLYWOOD INTO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY: LOUIS B. MAYER; 3 LITTLE CAESAR AND THE HUAC MOB: EDWARD G. ROBINSON; 4 HOLLYWOOD AND THE CONSERVATIVE REVOLUTION: GEORGE MURPHY AND RONALD REAGAN; 5 POLITICS IN BLACK AND WHITE: HARRY BELAFONTE; 6 MOVEMENT LEADER, GRASSROOTS BUILDER: JANE FONDA; 7 MOSES AND THE RED TIDE: CHARLTON HESTON; 8 PRESIDENT BULWORTH, OR, WILL MR. BEATTY GO TO WASHINGTON? WARREN BEATTY
9 GOVERNOR ARNOLD AND THE AGE OF CELEBRITY POLITICS: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGEREPILOGUE; Notes; Index
In Hollywood Left and Right, Steven J. Ross tells a story that has escaped public attention: the emergence of Hollywood as a vital center of political life and the important role that movie stars have played in shaping the course of American politics. Ever since the film industry relocated to Hollywood early in the twentieth century, it has had an outsized influence on American politics. Through compelling larger-than-life figures in American cinema--Charlie Chaplin, Louis B. Mayer, Edward G. Robinson, George Murphy, Ronald Reagan, Harry Belafonte, Jane Fonda, Charlton Heston, Warren Beatty, a
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