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Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood Dennis Broe

Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood

Dennis Broe

Published January 25th 2009
ISBN : 9780813033228
Hardcover
192 pages
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Film noir, which flourished in 1940s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of postwar America. Dennis Broe contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements thatMoreFilm noir, which flourished in 1940s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of postwar America. Dennis Broe contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements that dominated the period.