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Author Robb, David L.

Title Operation Hollywood : how the Pentagon shapes and censors the movies / David L. Robb.

Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  363.31 R532o 2004    ---  Available
Description 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-372) and index.
Contents Censoring James Bond -- "A Commercial for Us" -- "Discrimination Against Speech Because of its Message Is Presumed To Be Unconstitutional" -- "Revisionist History" -- Changing History -- Bending Over Backwards -- "The Producers Will Punch It Up In Any Manner We Dictate" -- "The Mooning of a President by a Uniformed Soldier Is Not Acceptable Cinematic License" -- Rewriting Renaissance Man -- "It's All in the Negotiations" : The Films of Jerry Bruckheimer -- "Show Stoppers" -- Self-Censorship Is Still Censorship -- The First Amendment Doesn't Always Come First -- Approval Denied -- "Dishonest Propaganda" -- Sanitizing JAG -- "A 45-Minute Commercial for Marine Aviation" -- Bending the Rules -- "I Want Page Six and Seven Completely Thrown Out Or You Don't Get to Use our Aircraft Carrier" -- Turning Vodka into Water -- Censorship : The Final Frontier -- Almost Sunk by the Navy -- Turning Movies into Recruiting Posters -- "Editorial Control Over the Product" -- Changing Stripes.
An Officer, But Not a Gentleman -- "Writing the Scene To the Admiral's Specifications" -- Join the Navy ; Be Indicted -- Join the Army ; Be Indicted -- Clint Eastwood vs. the Pentagon -- "Is That Not Propaganda?" -- Sanitizing The Great Santini -- "A Wonderful Public Relations Tool" -- Mooning the Pentagon -- Let There Not Be Light -- "The Propaganda Value of the Film" -- Bowing to Political Pressure -- Erasing Private Pedro -- "A Shameful Attempt to Impose Censorship on a Film" -- Lassie Wants You to Join the Army -- Babes In Arms -- Babes In Gas Chambers -- The Cy Roth Story -- "Cooperation by the United States Navy Should Evince A Certain Reciprocity In Making Changes in the Script" -- Even Good Men Do Bad Things : The Frank McCarthy Story -- Covering Up the Cover Up -- Religiously Incorrect -- Torpedoed by the Navy -- Heroes and Villains.
Subject Armed Forces in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Censorship.
ISBN 1591021820 (alk. paper)

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