Operation Hollywood How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies

ISBN-10: 1591021820

ISBN-13: 9781591021827

Edition: 2004

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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 4/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 350
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

David L. Robbis an award-winning freelance journalist who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize three times. He is the author ofOperation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies. His work has been featured inDaily Variety, theHollywood Reporter,L. A. Weekly, theLos Angeles Daily News, theNation, theNew York Times, and theWashington Post. He lives in Los Angeles.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Censoring James Bond
Tomorrow Never Dies
Goldeneye
"A Commercial for Us"
Clear and Present Danger
"Discrimination Against Speech because of Its Message Is Presumed to Be Unconstitutional"
Countermeasures--The Unproduced Movie
The Last Detail
Cinderella Liberty
"Revisionist History"
Thirteen Days
The Perfect Storm
Changing History
Windtalkers
Bending Over Backward
Independence Day
G.I. Jane
"The Producers Will 'Punch It Up' in Any Manner We Dictate"
Jurassic Park III
"The Mooning of a President by a Uniformed Soldier Is Not Acceptable Cinematic License"
Forrest Gump
Rewriting Renaissance Man
"It's All in the Negotiations": The Films of Jerry Bruckheimer
Black Hawk Down
Pearl Harbor
Armageddon
Top Gun
Crimson Tide
"Show Stoppers"
Air Force One
Self-Censorship Is Still Censorship
The Tuskegee Airmen
Afterburn
The Wall
A Dangerous Life
The First Amendment Doesn't Always Come First
Hearts in Atlantis
Approval Denied
Citizen Cohn
Fail Safe
Mars Attacks
Outbreak
Space Cowboys
Memphis Belle
The General's Daughter
Sergeant Bilko
Courage Under Fire
Lone Star
Broken Arrow
The Pentagon Wars
"Dishonest Propaganda"
My Father, My Son
Fields of Fire
Sanitizing JAG
"A 45-Minute Commercial for Marine Aviation"
Pensacola: Wings of Gold
Gardens of Stone
Bending the Rules
Jets
Silver Wings
Executive Decision
Family of Spies
"I Want Page Six and Seven Completely Thrown Out or You Don't Get to Use Our Aircraft Carrier"
The Agency
The Sum of All Fears
In the Company of Spies
Turning Vodka into Water
The Presidio
Censorship: The Final Frontier
Star Trek IV
Almost Sunk by the Navy
The Hunt for Red October
No Way Out
Turning Movies into Recruiting Posters
The Right Stuff
The Final Countdown
Air Force One
Flight of the Intruder
The Hunt for Red October
Top Gun
Behind Enemy Lines
Deep Impact
In the Army Now
Airport '77
D-Day: The Sixth of June
Second to None--The Unproduced Movie
To Hell and Back
Take Her Down
"Editorial Control Over the Product"
JAG--The Unproduced Movie
Changing Stripes
Stripes
Evolution
An Officer, But Not a Gentleman
An Officer and a Gentleman
"Writing the Scene to the Admiral's Specifications"
Raise the Titanic
Join the Navy--Be Indicted
Final Countdown
Clear and Present Danger
Good Morning, Vietnam
Join the Army--Be Indicted
The General's Daughter
McHale's Navy
Clint Eastwood versus the Pentagon
Heartbreak Ridge
"Is That Not Propaganda?"
A Rumor of War
Sanitizing The Great Santini
"A Wonderful Public Relations Tool"
Taps
Mooning the Pentagon
Inchon
Let There Not Be Light
Maria's Lovers
"The Propaganda Value of the Film"
The Green Berets
Bowing to Political Pressure
Blood Alley
Erasing Private Pedro
Battle Cry
"A Shameful Attempt to Impose Censorship on a Film"
Attack!
Lassie Wants You to Join the Army
Lassie
Babes in Arms
The Mickey Mouse Club
Independence Day
Steve Canyon
West Point
Men of Annapolis
Babes in Gas Chambers
Devil Pups--The Unproduced Movie
The Cy Roth Story
Air Strike
"Cooperation by the United States Navy Should Evince a Certain Reciprocity in Making Changes in the Script"
Hellcats of the Navy
Even Good Men Do Bad Things: The Frank McCarthy Story
Three Brave Men
Patton
Covering Up the Cover-up
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Religiously Incorrect
The Proud and the Profane
Torpedoed by the Navy
Admiral Rickover--The Unproduced Movie
Supercarrier--The Canceled TV Show
Heroes and Villains
Conclusion
Sources
Index
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