- By Peter C. Rollins John E. O'Connor

Hollywood's White House: The American Presidency in Film and History

  • Title: Hollywood's White House: The American Presidency in Film and History
  • Author: Peter C. Rollins John E. O'Connor
  • ISBN: 9780813191263
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hollywood s White House The American Presidency in Film and History Winner of the Ray and Pat Browne Book Award given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood s White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions

    Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood s White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the filmmakers The volume, which includes a co Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood s White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the filmmakers The volume, which includes a comprehensive filmography and a bibliography, is ideal for historians and film enthusiasts.

    1 thought on “Hollywood's White House: The American Presidency in Film and History

    1. This book is quite disappointing. It had the potential to be really interesting and I can't help but feel that it fails, and part of that I ascribe to the format. Instead of being a cohesive book exploring an overall theme, it's a collection of essays each devoted to a different aspect of the presidency on celluloid, broken down into portrayals of historical presidents, fictional presidents and the presidency in recent decades. Some of the essays are quite readable and others are so academic and [...]

    2. A collection of interesting essays about movie and television depictions of the American presidency, both real presidents and fictional presidents, from the late 1800s to the early 2000s. Also includes interesting analyses of the office of the President, and how it has changed over time.

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