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The Resource The people's films : a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures

The people's films : a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures

Label
The people's films : a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures
Title
The people's films
Title remainder
a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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MacCann, Richard Dyer
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in public communication
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary films
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • Motion pictures
  • Documentary films
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • Motion pictures
Label
The people's films : a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis, Harvard, 1951
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. DEMOCRACY'S PUBLIC RELATIONS -- What should the public know? -- The documentary: creative and persuasive -- 2. DOCUMENTARY IN ENGLAND AND CANADA -- John Grierson and the Empire Marketing Board -- The General Post Office and Film Centre -- Wartime films -- The National Film Board of Canada -- 3. U.S. GOVERNMENT FILMS: The Early Period -- The record of the early 1930's -- The Department of Agriculture -- 4. PARE LORENTZ: a bold beginning -- The sponsor: Rexford G. Tugwell -- The Plow That Broke the Plains -- Two battles and a premiere -- The River -- Politics, truth, and drama -- Actions and films -- 5. THE U.S. FILM SERVICE -- The changing atmosphere -- A new sponsor: the National Emergency Council -- Congressional scrutiny--first round -- The Fight for Life -- The Land and Power and the Land -- Verdict by committee -- Debate in the Senate -- President, Congress and the public relations man -- 6. WORLD WAR II: The Office of War Information -- The Creel Committee: a precedent -- The birth of the OWI -- Lowell Mellett and the domestic films -- Nontheatrical distribution -- OWI overseas: telling the story of America -- Inter-American films -- 7. WORLD WAR II: Armed forces documentary -- Orientation: Frank Capra and Why We Fight -- The rationale of "Information-Education" -- The Air Force and the Navy -- The culmination of Army documentary -- 8. FILM AND FOREIGN POLICY: The USIA, 1962-1967 -- Postwar programs -- Fear or friendship? -- A young man from Hollywood -- The contract problem -- Documentaries for the world -- The burdens of public communication -- 9. TELEVISION FOR PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS -- The President as educator -- Congress makes a film -- A few practical predictions -- 10. THE DOCUMENTARY DIALOGUE -- When the gap becomes incredible -- Community action films
Control code
532349
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 238 pages
Isbn
9780803857957
Lccn
72013665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)418878
Label
The people's films : a political history of U.S. Government motion pictures
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis, Harvard, 1951
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. DEMOCRACY'S PUBLIC RELATIONS -- What should the public know? -- The documentary: creative and persuasive -- 2. DOCUMENTARY IN ENGLAND AND CANADA -- John Grierson and the Empire Marketing Board -- The General Post Office and Film Centre -- Wartime films -- The National Film Board of Canada -- 3. U.S. GOVERNMENT FILMS: The Early Period -- The record of the early 1930's -- The Department of Agriculture -- 4. PARE LORENTZ: a bold beginning -- The sponsor: Rexford G. Tugwell -- The Plow That Broke the Plains -- Two battles and a premiere -- The River -- Politics, truth, and drama -- Actions and films -- 5. THE U.S. FILM SERVICE -- The changing atmosphere -- A new sponsor: the National Emergency Council -- Congressional scrutiny--first round -- The Fight for Life -- The Land and Power and the Land -- Verdict by committee -- Debate in the Senate -- President, Congress and the public relations man -- 6. WORLD WAR II: The Office of War Information -- The Creel Committee: a precedent -- The birth of the OWI -- Lowell Mellett and the domestic films -- Nontheatrical distribution -- OWI overseas: telling the story of America -- Inter-American films -- 7. WORLD WAR II: Armed forces documentary -- Orientation: Frank Capra and Why We Fight -- The rationale of "Information-Education" -- The Air Force and the Navy -- The culmination of Army documentary -- 8. FILM AND FOREIGN POLICY: The USIA, 1962-1967 -- Postwar programs -- Fear or friendship? -- A young man from Hollywood -- The contract problem -- Documentaries for the world -- The burdens of public communication -- 9. TELEVISION FOR PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS -- The President as educator -- Congress makes a film -- A few practical predictions -- 10. THE DOCUMENTARY DIALOGUE -- When the gap becomes incredible -- Community action films
Control code
532349
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 238 pages
Isbn
9780803857957
Lccn
72013665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)418878

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