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Author Starck, Kathleen, author.

Title Of treason, God and testicles : political masculinities in British and American films of the early Cold War / by Kathleen Starck.

Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  791.436 STAR    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 231 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-209) and indexes.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction 1 -- Chapter 2 Between Freedom and Totalitarianism: British and American Cinema and the Early Cold War 5 -- British or American? 5 -- Cold War Allies 6 -- British Cinema 7 -- American Cinema 19 -- Chapter 3 A Man is a Man is a Man? The Early Cold War and Masculinity 33 -- Masculinity 33 -- 1950s "Crisis of Masculinity" 35 -- Origins of the 1950s "Crisis of Masculinity" 36 -- Post-World War II Anxieties 41 -- Political Masculinities of the Early Cold War 45 -- Summary 59 -- Chapter 4 Heroism. Lies in the Eye of the Beholder: Early Traitors 61 -- Conspirator (UK, 1949) 61 -- Iron Curtain (USA, 1948) 69 -- Summary 77 -- Chapter 5 In God I Trust: Man of the Cloth 80 -- Cardinal Mindszenty 81 -- Religion and the Early Cold War 83 -- Guilty of Treason (USA, 1949) 88 -- Prisoner (UK, 1955) 95 -- Summary 103 -- Chapter 6 It Could Happen To You: Prodigal Sons 106 -- High Treason (UK, 1951) 106 -- My Son John (USA, 1952) 116 -- Summary 127 -- Chapter 7 Let's Take Off His Testicles: The Cold Warrior 130 -- Big Jim McLain (USA, 1952) 131 -- Fail-Safe (USA, 1964) 142 -- Manchurian Candidate (USA, 1962) 152 -- Summary 163 -- Chapter 8 Romeo and Juliet? Cold War Lovers 167 -- Young Lovers (UK, 1954) 168 -- Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (USA, 1966) 175 -- Summary 183 -- Chapter 9 But What Does It Mean? Conclusion 186.
Subject Politics in motion pictures.
Masculinity in motion pictures.
Cold War in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
History.
ISBN 1443889180
9781443889186