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Title Demographic angst : cultural narratives and American films of the 1950s / Alan Nadel.
Author Nadel, Alan, 1947- author.
Publication New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 791.43658 N
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-242), filmography (pages 231-233) and index.
Contents The character of post-World War II America -- Singin' in the (HUAC) rain: job security, stardom, and the abjection of Lena Lamont -- It's all about Eve -- "What starts like a scary tale ... ": the right to work On the waterfront -- "Life could not better be": disorganized labor, the little man and The court jester -- Citizens of the free world unite: international tourism and postwar identity in Roman holiday, The teahouse of the August moon, and Sayonara -- Expedient exaggeration and the scale of Cold War farce in North by Northwest -- Defiant desegregation with no (liberal) way out -- 'I want to be in America": urban integration, Pan American friendship, and West Side story.
Subject Cold War in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War (1945-1989) in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst00866989
Motion pictures -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01027384
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Related To Online version: Nadel, Alan, 1947- Demographic angst. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2017 9780813565514 (DLC) 2017038999
ISBN 0813565499 (paperback) :
9780813565491 (paperback) :
0813565502 (hardcover)
9780813565507 (hardcover)

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