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Author: Robert Goldstein

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An essay and collection of primary documents on the making of the 1917 film The Spirit of ^76 and the arrest and trial of its producer, Goldstein, for treason. The US government had no use for the glorification of rebellion as it plunged into World War I. Publishes for the first time Goldstein's own 1927 account of the film, the trial, the prison term, and his later suffering. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
American History through Hollywood Film
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Melvyn Stokes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: A&C Black

American History through Hollywood Film offers a new perspective on major issues in American history from the 1770s to the end of the twentieth century and explores how they have been represented in film. Melvyn Stokes examines how and why representation has changed over time, looking at the origins, underlying
Robert Goldstein and
Language: un
Pages: 238
Authors: Robert Goldstein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

An essay and collection of primary documents on the making of the 1917 film The Spirit of ^76 and the arrest and trial of its producer, Goldstein, for treason. The US government had no use for the glorification of rebellion as it plunged into World War I. Publishes for the
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Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Melvyn Stokes
Categories: History
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In this deeply researched and vividly written volume, Melvyn Stokes illuminates the origins, production, reception and continuing history of this ground-breaking, aesthetically brilliant, and yet highly controversial movie. By going back to the original archives, particularly the NAACP and D. W. Griffith Papers, Stokes explodes many of the myths surrounding
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