Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

296 Pages | 35 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474431927

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Hollywood and the Great Depression

American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

edited by Iwan Morgan and Philip John Davies

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explores how working women were welcomed in Hollywood and were favourably represented on screen
  • Analyses how three different types of musical genres related in different ways to the Great Depression DS the Warner Bros Great Depression Musicals of 1933, the Astaire/Rogers movies, and the MGM 'kids' musicals of the late 1930s
  • Examines Cary Grant's success in developing a debonair screen persona amid Depression conditions