The Hollywood War Film

The Hollywood War Film

Author(s): Robert Eberwein

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405173919

Online ISBN: 9781444315103

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315103

Series Editor(s): Barry Keith Grant

About this Book

The Hollywood War Film offers readers a lively introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment

  • Combines broad historical and theoretical coverage of the genre with in-depth analysis of specific films
  • Includes chapters on All Quiet on the Western Front, World War II combat films, Platoon and Full Metal Jacket, Eastwood's Iwo Jima films, and Iraq war films
  • An ideal text for perennially popular courses on the war film genre

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