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Ethics and Social Criticism in the Hollywood Films of Erich Von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder

Ethics and Social Criticism in the Hollywood Films of Erich Von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder( )
Author: Henry, Nora
ISBN:978-0-275-96450-4
Publication Date:Oct 2000
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Praeger
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $86.00
Book Description:

This study of Erich von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder focuses on what the common ethical themes in their Hollywood films unveil about the cultural and intellectual heritage of these German and Austrian émigrés and their influence on American culture. Aware of the influential power of their films, these filmmakers strove to raise the intellectual standard and the positive educational value of the American film. Brief individual biographies describe their heritage, major...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Individual Director
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.399 Inches
Book Weight:1.287 Pounds



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