City of Nets: A Portrait of Hollywood in the 1940 S

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University of California Press, 2 maj 1997 - 495
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This dazzling story of Hollywood during the decade of its greatest success is a social and cultural history of the movie capital's golden age. Its cast includes actors, writers, musicians and composers, producers and directors, racketeers and labor leaders, journalists and politicians in the turbulent decade from World War II to Korea.
 

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City of nets: a portrait of Hollywood in the 1940's

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Welcome 1939
1
Ingatherings 1940
31
Treachery 1941
61
Americanism 1942
105
Prejudice 1943
141
Reunions 1944
177
Breakdowns 1945
215
Treachery 1946
257
UnAmericanism 1947
291
Prejudice 1948
339
Expulsions 1949
375
Farewells 1950
415
Notes
443
Bibliography
467
Index
481
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Otto Friedrich (1929-1995) was a journalist and cultural historian. At one time editor of the New York Daily News and an essayist for Time magazine, he was the author of nine books, including Before the Deluge: Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s.

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