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The Hollywood Studio System: Art as Industry

Dear Studio System:

We (as in, yours truly) are fascinated by you and your impressive film-making output during your prime, from the 1920s to the late 1940s. 763 more words

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John Ford and the First Battlefront of World War II | The Unwritten Record

John Ford’s War Mention John Ford’s name today, and most people think of Westerns. Stagecoach, Fort Apache, or The Searchers might come to mind. But Ford actually directed a lot of films that weren… 31 more words

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John Ford and the First Battlefront of World War II

John Ford’s War

Mention John Ford’s name today, and most people think of Westerns. Stagecoach, Fort Apache, or The Searchers might come to mind. 1,222 more words

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The Longest Day

Introduction 

The Longest Day is a 1962 epic war film based on Cornelius Ryan’s book, The Longest Day (1959), about the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. 3,666 more words

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Friday Film Club: LAURA

Widely hailed as one of the most influential and expertly crafted film noirs ever made, LAURA is also one of the greatest products to come out of the classical Hollywood studio system. 303 more words

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Thunder Birds (William A. Wellman, 1942)

This is my contribution to the William A. Wellman Blogathon, hosted by the Now Voyaging blog.  Please do visit and read the other postings. 1,162 more words

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