Franklin

Classic Hollywood, Classic Whiteness.

Author/Creator:
Bernardi, Daniel.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
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Fiorentino, Jon Paul.
Canadian literature.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Leading scholars address the myriad ways in which America's attitudes about race informed the production of Hollywood films from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Race and the Hollywood Style
PART I. CLASS
1. "What You Are . . .I Wouldn't Eat": Ethnicity, Whiteness, and Performing "the Jew" in Hollywood's Golden Age
2. From Second String to Solo Star: Classic Hollywood and the Black Athlete
3. Dark City: White Flight and the Urban Science Fiction Film in Postwar America
4. "They Worship Money and Prejudice": The Certainties of Class and the Uncertainties of Race in Son of the Gods
PART II. GENDER
5. "The Loveliest and Purest of God's Creatures": The Three Faces of Eve and the Crisis of Southern Womanhood
6. The Redskin and The Paleface: Comedy on the Frontier
7. Dolores del Río, Uncomfortably Real: The Economics of Race in Hollywood's Latin American Musicals
8. Humanizing the Beast: King Kong and the Representation of Black Male Sexuality
9. Commodity, Tragedy, Desire: Female Sexuality and Blackness in the Iconography of Dorothy Dandridge
10. Orientalism Abroad: Hong Kong Readings of The World of Suzie Wong
PART III. WAR
11. Indianism? Classical Hollywood's Representation of Native Americans
12. Sincere Fictions of the White Self in the American Cinema: The Divided White Self in Civil War Films
13. Creatures of Good and Evil: Caucasian Portrayals of the Chinese and Japanese during World War II
14. December 7th: Race and Nation in Wartime Documentary
15. "Coward, Take My Coward's Hand": Racism, Ableism, and the Veteran Problem in Home of the Brave and Bright Victory
PART IV. INDUSTRY
16. The Demands of Authenticity: Addison Durland and Hollywood's Latin Images during World War II
17. Star Dances: African-American Constructions of Stardom, 1925 -1960
18. Listening to Race: Voice, Mixing, and Technological "Miscegenation" in Early Sound Film.
19. "Extremely Dangerous Material": Hollywood and the "Ballad of Frankie and Johnnie"
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Contributors
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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: Bernardi, Daniel Classic Hollywood, Classic Whiteness
ISBN:
9780816689712
9780816632381
OCLC:
614924537