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Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II / Colin Gunckel.

Author/Creator:
Gunckel, Colin, 1975- author.
Publication:
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2015]
Series:
Latinidad.
Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 253 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Mexican Americans in motion pictures.
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture industry.
Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
California -- Los Angeles.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Constructing Mexican Los Angeles: competing images of an immigrant population
"Spectacles of high morality and culture": theatrical culture and aspirations
Of Mexican community in the 1920s
The audible and the invisible: the transition to sound and "de-Mexicanization" of Hollywood
"Fashionable charros and chinas poblanas": Mexican cinema and the dilemma of the comedia ranchera
"Now we have Mexican cinema?": navigating transnational mexicanidad in a moment of crisis
Conclusion: Hola México/hello Mexico.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index.
ISBN:
9780813570761 (hardcover : alk. paper)
081357076X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813570754 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813570751 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813570778 (e-book)
OCLC:
890080215
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