The Reel Civil War

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .

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The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film Although the cutsey title is a turn-off, this is a surprisingly good book about how the Civil War has been depicted in American motion pictures since the earliest days of the one-reeler.

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The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film Although the cutsey title is a turn-off, this is a surprisingly good book about how the Civil War has been depicted in American motion pictures since the earliest days of the one-reeler.

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The Reel Civil War tells the history of how these misrepresentations of. Chadwick (Film & Journalism/Rutgers Univ., Jersey City) has written widely on the Civil War (The Two American Presidents,etc.) and brings to this effort a comfortable knowledge of American history and extensive research on the many hundreds of Civil War films and their creation.

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Get this from a library. The reel Civil War: mythmaking in American film. [Bruce Chadwick] -- Chadwick examines how films about the Civil War from the first half of the twentieth century both presented a distorted version of the war and helped justify.

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