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Guts & glory : the making of the American military image in film /

Lawrence H. Suid.

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Main Author: Suid, Lawrence H.
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2002.
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
Topics: War films - United States - History and criticism. | Films de guerre - États-Unis - Histoire et critique. | Kriegsfilm.
Regions: United States. | USA.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Hollywood and war -- Beginnings -- A standard for the future -- The golden age of military movies -- World War II: fantasy -- World War II: pseudo-reality -- World War II: first reflections -- The image of the Marines and John Wayne -- A different image -- The most ambitious undertaking -- A marriage ends -- The bomb as friend and enemy -- John Wayne, The green berets, and other heroes -- Illusion and reality of war -- Changing images -- The home front, Vietnam, and the victims of war -- Apocalypse when? -- The deer hunter, Hair, and finally Apocalypse now -- The Marines search for a new identity -- The search continued: two non-Vietnam case studies -- The Navy's search for normalcy -- New images despite themselves -- The Air Force seeks a better image -- Vietnam: a more moderate approach -- Rehabilitation completed -- Vietnam: full color with all the warts -- Vietnam: balanced portrayals -- The cold war ends on the motion picture screen -- The search for new enemies -- World War II: one more time -- Pearl Harbor: bombed again.

Table of Contents for: Guts & glory : the making of the America