This film discusses the effect on how major American films in Hollywood were influenced by the Eastern European Jewish culture that most of the major movie moguls who controlled the studios shared. Through clips of various films, the filmmakers illustrate the dominant themes like that of the outsider, the outspoken American patriotism, and rooting for the underdog in society.Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The film gives a montage of clips from films made by Hollywood to bolster American war efforts in the wake of Pearl Harbor. Included is Sands of Iwo Jima, which was not made until 1949, four years after the war had already ended. See more »
Their's was a mythical America. A world of boundless optimism, happy endings and homespun truths. This was a world of clapboard houses with broad verandahs and white picket fences, gleaming streets and shops with friendly picture windows. Hollywood's America was made up of citizens who were industrious, religious, wholesome and decent. And although they were of different classes and ethnicities they were knitted together by a larger almost spiritual sense of family. The moguls created the ...
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