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Author Fay, Jennifer.

Title Theaters of occupation : Hollywood and the reeducation of postwar Germany / Jennifer Fay
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Theaters of Occupation; 1. Germany Is a Boy in Trouble; 2. Hollywood's Democratic Unconscious; 3. Garbo Laughs and Germans Eat; 4. That's Jazz Made in Germany; 5. A Gothic Occupation; Epilogue: Berlin, Fifty Years Later; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Summary In a rigorous analysis of the American occupation of postwar Germany and the military?s use of?soft power,? Jennifer Fay considers how Hollywood films, including Ninotchka, Gaslight, and Stagecoach, influenced German culture and cinema. Theaters of Occupation reveals how Germans responded to these education efforts and offers new insights about American exceptionalism and virtual democracy at the dawn of the cold war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-222) and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Germany -- History.
Motion pictures, American -- Germany -- History.
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007031971
ISBN 0816656509 (electronic bk.)
9780816656509 (electronic bk.)