Hollywood's Chosen People The Jewish Experience in American Cinema /

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Other Authors: Tirosh-Samuelson, Hava, 1950-, Pomerance, Murray, 1946-, Bernardi, Daniel, 1964-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Wayne State University Press : Detroit, 2012.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the Hollywood question / Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Daniel Bernardi, and Murray Pomerance
  • A forgotten masterpiece: Edward Sloman's His people / Lester D. Friedman
  • Jewish immigrant directors and their impact on Hollywood / Catherine Portuges
  • "A rotten bunch of vile people with no respect for anything beyond the making of money": Joseph Breen, The Hollywood Production Code, and institutionalized anti-Semitism in Hollywood / Wheeler Winston Dixon
  • Stardom, intermarriage, and consumption in the 1950s: the Debbie-Eddie-Liz scandal / Sumiko Higashi
  • Hats off to George Cukor! / William Rothman
  • Notes on Sontag and "Jewish moral seriousness" in American movies / Sarah Kozloff
  • The good German? Oskar Schindler and the movies, 1951-1993 / Peter Kramer
  • Representing atrocity: September 11 through the Holocaust lens / David Sterritt
  • David Mamet's Homicide: in or out? / Lucy Fischer
  • Boy-man schlemiels and super-nebishes: Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller / Vincent Brook
  • Who was Buddy Love?: screen performance and Jewish experience / Murray Pomerance
  • Assimilating Streisand: when too much is not enough / Vivian Sobchack.