Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Fine in Near Fine dj. (c.1984). First Edition. Hardcover. [very nice book, virtually as-new with no discernible wear; jacket has a small paper-clip indentation at top of front panel, tiny tear at bottom rear hinge]. (Jewish Literature and Culture) Series (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. "A historical survey and analysis of over 800 feature films with Jewish characters and themes [covering] films released both by Hollywood studios and independent producers, from the primitive years of the movie industry to the present. [The author] charts the rise and fall of an extensive list of specific types, genres, and themes and analyzes their persistence, modification, or disappearance from decade to decade under the pressure of artistic or sociohistoric events. Important individual films, producers, writiers, actors, and actresses are discussed by decade, with particular emphasis on how the experiences and attitudes of the American people in general and the American Jewish Community in particular were reflected on the screen." Bibliography, filmography, index. Signed by Author . (Inventory #: 22622)
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