Filmography of Social Issues: A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Charles P. Mitchell
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058288
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058288
  • DDC: 791.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 318 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Examines twenty specific social themes and shows how they are examined in a hundred motion pictures. Intended to serve as a guide for individuals interested in motion pictures and how they reflect and comment on the major issues of our time.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
America America (1963).
American History X (1998).
And the Band Played on (1993).
As Good as It Gets (1997).
Betrayed (1988).
Black Legion (1936).
Black Like Me (1964).
Blue Denim (AKA Blue Jeans) (1959).
Border Incident (1949).
The Burning Bed (1984).
Cell 2455 Death Row (1955).
Chicago Calling (1951).
The Choice (1981).
A Civil Action (1998).
Colors (1988).
Compulsion (1959).
Conrack (1974).
Cradle Will Rock (1999).
Cruising (1980).
Dangerous Child (2002).
Dead Man Walking (1995).
Divorce His (1973)/Divorce Hers (1973).
The Divorcee (1930).
Dolores Claiborne (1995).
Domestic Disturbance (2001).
Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
An Early Frost (1985).
Environment (AKA Trial of Earth) (1971).
Focus (2001).
Fourteen Hours (1951).
The Glass Wall (1953).
Gods and Monsters (1998).
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987).
Good Will Hunting (1997).
The Grapes of Wrath (1940).
Green Card (1990).
Green Dragon (2002).
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967).
I Want to Live! (1958).
If These Walls Could Talk (1996).
In Cold Blood (1967).
Indictment (1995).
The Intruder (AKA I Hate Your Guts and Shame!) (1962).
Iris (2001).
Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976).
Kate’s Secret (1986).
Key Witness (1960).
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001).
The Lady Gambles (1949).
Lean on Me (1989).
Lenny (1974).
The Lost Weekend (1945).
Mad at the World (1955).
The Man Who Played God (1932).
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956).
Mask (1985).
The Men (AKA Battle Stripe) (1950).
Modern Times (1936).
Monkey on My Back (1957).
My Name Is Bill W. (1989).
Night Unto Night (1947/1949).
No Blade of Grass (1970).
No Way Out (1950).
Patty (AKA The Shame of Patty Smith) (1962).
The Perez Family (1995).
Philadelphia (1993).
The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981).
Prophecy (1979).
Pump Up the Volume (1990).
Reversal of Fortune (1990).
Right of Way (1983).
Rock Hudson (1990).
Roe vs. Wade (1989).
Separate but Equal (1991).
Sign of the Ram (1948).
Sixth and Main (1977).
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991).
Slender Thread (1965).
A Small Killing (1981).
Soylent Green (1973).
Stand and Deliver (1987).
Stone Pillow (1985).
Storm Center (1956).
Storm Warning (1950).
The Straight Story (1999).
The Suicide’s Wife (1979).
Suspect (1987).
Sybil (1976).
Ten Rillington Place (1971).
Trial (1955).
Ultimate Betrayal (1993).
The Unfaithful (1947).
The Unspoken Truth (AKA Living the Lie) (1995).
Walking on Water (2002).
The War of the Roses (1989).
West Side Story (1961).
The Whales of August (1987).
When Innocence Is Lost (1997).
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981).
Woman on the Beach (1947).
Index.
About the Author.