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Hollywood, the dream factory

Hortense Powdermaker

Hollywood, the dream factory

an anthropologist looks at the movie-makers.

by Hortense Powdermaker

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


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  The Hollywood dream factory was one of the most successful enterprises in American history. At its height, the industry of illusion cranked out hundreds of . José B. Capino’s Dream Factories of a Former Colony: American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema is a groundbreaking study of post-World War II/post Filipino-made films that directly or indirectly address, highlight, and critique American empire. Capino presents a convincing argument and does a solid job of stringing this theme of American fantasy throughout the book.

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