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Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties

Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties

by Peter Biskind

Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781466829640
Pages: 384
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2021-04-13
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Seeing is Believing is a provocative, shrewd, witty look at the Hollywood fifties movies we all love-or love to hate-and the thousand subtle ways they reflect the political tensions of the decade. Peter Biskind, former executive editor of Premiere, is one of our most astute cultural critics. Here he concentrates on the films everybody saw but nobody really looked at--classics like Giant, On the Waterfront, Rebel Without a Cause, and Invasion of the Body Snatchers--and shows us how movies that appear to be ...