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An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood

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Publisher Comments:

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.

Synopsis:

Profiles the early Hollywood studio moguls, examining how the movies of Fox, Mayer, and the Warners, among others, came to shape American values, myths, and traditions

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. The men. The killer ; "Don't be a salary slave!" ; Born on the fourth of July ; Between the old life and the new ; "I don't get ulcers, I give 'em!" — Pt. 2. The empire. In their image ; How they lived ; Rabbi to the stars ; Refugees and British actors ; The end. — Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307773715
Subtitle:
How the Jews Invented Hollywood
Publisher:
Doubleday
Creator:
Neal Gabler
Author:
Gabler, Neal
Author:
Neal Gabler
Subject:
Performing Arts : Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Motion picture industry
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Jewish motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Telecommunications
Subject:
Jews in the motion picture industry
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
Acoustics & Sound
Subject:
Jewish motion picture producers and directors.
Subject:
Motion picture industry - California -
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film and Television-Ethnicity and Gender
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Subject:
From the Library of Anne Rice-Film and Television
Subject:
Physics-Acoustics
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19890808
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
502

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Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » History and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Music Business and Songwriting
Engineering » Communications » Telephony
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History and Social Science » Sociology » Jewish Studies
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Acoustics

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