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The Resource Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 : moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists, Gerald Horne

Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 : moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists, Gerald Horne

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Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 : moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists
Title
Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950
Title remainder
moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Horne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is destined to be a bombshell in the field and perhaps far beyond the field."--Paul Buhle, coauthor of Tender Comrades: A Backstory of the Hollywood Blacklist As World War II wound down in 1945 and the cold war heated up, the skilled trades that made up the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) began a tumultuous strike at the major Hollywood studios. This turmoil escalated further when the studios retaliated by locking out CSU in 1946. This labor unrest unleashed a fury of Red-baiting that allowed studio moguls to crush the union and seize control of the production process, with far-reaching consequences. This engrossing book probes the motives and actions of all the players to reveal the full story of the CSU strike and the resulting lockout of 1946. Gerald Horne draws extensively on primary materials and oral histories to document how limited a "threat" the Communist party actually posed in Hollywood, even as studio moguls successfully used the Red scare to undermine union clout, prevent film stars from supporting labor, and prove the moguls' own patriotism. Horne also discloses that, unnoticed amid the turmoil, organized crime entrenched itself in management and labor, gaining considerable control over both the "product" and the profits of Hollywood. This research demonstrates that the CSU strike and lockout were a pivotal moment in Hollywood history, with consequences for everything from production values, to the kinds of stories told in films, to
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digitized
Cataloging source
COO
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Horne, Gerald
Dewey number
331.88/1179143/0979494
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1993.5.U65
LC item number
H67 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Motion picture industry
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Motion picture industry
  • California
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Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 : moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists, Gerald Horne
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
191934640
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 331 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292731370
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780292731370
Other physical details
illustrations
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191934640
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Class struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 : moguls, mobsters, stars, Reds, & trade unionists, Gerald Horne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
191934640
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 331 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292731370
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780292731370
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ffbdfeff-220f-44cb-9941-ed36f8a8c8ba
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191934640
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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