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Miracles and Sacrilege : Robert Rossellini, the Church, and Film Censorship in Hollywood.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, William Bruce.
Publication:
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2008.
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1 online resource (537 pages)
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Subjects:
Cinema -- Aspect religieux -- Eglise catholique.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Tracing the development of the Church in the United States, Johnson discusses the reasons it found The Miracle sacrilegious and how it attained the power to persuade civil authorities to ban it.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Introduction
1 'A Business Pure and Simple'
2 The Church, 'Modernism,' and 'Americanism'
3 A Church of Immigrants
4 A New Catholic-American Culture
5 Protestantism Balkanized
6 Reining In Hollywood
7 The Production Code
8 The Legion of Decency
9 The Breen Office
10 The Paramount Case
11 Cocktails and Communism
12 New Realities
13 Visions of Mary
14 Mary or Communism
15 The Priest as Public Figure
16 'Woman Further Defamed'
17 'A Sense of Decency and Good Morals'
18 'The Law Knows No Heresy'
19 In the Supreme Court
20 Candour and Shame
Notes
Bibliography
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Johnson, William Bruce Miracles and Sacrilege
ISBN:
9781442688636
9780802094933
OCLC:
958572485