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Movie Love in the Fifties

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ISBN-10: 0306811774

ISBN-13: 9780306811777

Edition: N/A

Authors: James Harvey

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List price: $18.95
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

James Harvey , Senior Fellow at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington, was a member of the Danforth Forums advisory board. Earlier he served in the Carter administration and on the staff of the Education and Labor Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He helped write A Nation at Risk (1983) and, co-authored A Legacy of Learning with David Kearns, former CEO of the Xerox Corporation (Washington: Brookings Press, 2000).

Introduction
The Women
Noir Heroines
Out of the Past
Vertigo
Betty Grable to Doris Day
Marilyn Monroe
Hitchcock's Blondes
Janet Leigh and Psycho
The Big Heat
The Men
Clift, Brando, Dean
Method Movies
In a Lonely Place
James Dean
Nicholas Ray
Bitter Victory
The Movies
The Fifties
The Reckless Moment
Robert Siodmak
Christmas Holiday
Orson Welles
Johnny Guitar
The Moviemakers
Retrospective
Written on the Wind
Douglas Sirk
Ross Hunter
Imitation of Life
Conclusion
Selected Bibliography
Index