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Author Roquemore, Joseph H.

Title History goes to the movies : a viewer's guide to some of the best (and some of the worst) historical films ever made / Joseph Roquemore.

Imprint New York, NY : Broadway Books, 2000, c1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    791.4365 ROQ    Available
Edition 1st Broadway Books trade pbk. ed.
Description xviii, 374 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Main Street Books/Doubleday, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ancient, classical and medieval history: Alexander the Great -- Becket -- Braveheart -- Egyptian -- Fall of the Roman empire -- Jesus of Nazareth -- King David -- Masada -- Quest for fire -- Robin Hood, prince of thieves -- Ten commandments -- Vikings -- War lord -- Early American history: Amistad -- Black robe -- Buccaneer -- Christopher Columbus -- Crucible -- Howards of Virginia -- Last of the Mohicans -- Plymouth adventure -- U.S. Civil War: Birth of a nation -- Dark command -- Drums in the deep South -- Gettysburg -- Glory -- Gone with the wind -- Horse soldiers -- Ironclads -- Red badge of courage -- Springfield rifle -- Young Mr. Lincoln -- American west: Broken arrow -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid -- Cheyenne autumn -- Conagher -- Drum beat -- Far country -- Geronimo: an American legend -- Grey fox -- Heaven's gate -- I will fight no more forever -- Jeremiah Johnson -- Last command -- Last day -- Lawless breed -- Lawman -- Long riders -- Pony express -- Searchers -- Son of the morning star -- Stagecoach -- Tom Horn -- Ulzana's raid -- Union Pacific -- Wagon master -- Westerner -- Wild times -- Winchester '73 -- Wyatt Earp -- Young guns -- World War I: All quiet on the western front -- Blue Max -- Farewell to arms -- Gallipoli -- Sergeant York -- 1920-1940: gangsters, the roaring twenties, and the great depression: Al Capone -- Bonnie and Clyde -- Bugsy -- Dillinger -- Front page -- King of the hill -- Places in the heart.
World War II: Anzio -- Battleground -- Battle of Britain -- Boat (Das boot) -- Bridge on the River Kwai -- Court-martial of Billy Mitchell -- Cross of iron -- Desert fox -- Desert rats -- Escape from Sobibor -- Fat man and little boy -- 5 fingers -- Great escape -- Halls of Montezuma -- Hiroshima: out of the ashes -- Longest day - Man who never was -- Memphis belle -- Midway -- Mission of the shark -- Objective, Burma! -- O.S.S. -- Patton -- Sands of Iwo Jima -- Sink the Bismarck! -- Tora! Tora! Tora! -- Walk in the sun -- Korean War: Bridges at Toko-Ri -- Manchurian candidate -- Men in war -- Pork chop hill -- Retreat, hell! -- Unity and upheaval: USA, 1950-1975: American graffiti -- Apollo 13 -- Blackboard jungle -- JFK -- Medium cool -- Mississippi burning -- Nixon -- Quiz show -- Vietnam War: Bat 21 -- Flight of the intruder -- Full metal jacket -- Go tell the Spartans -- Hamburger hill -- Indochine -- Iron triangle -- Killing fields -- Platoon -- Cold war: Beast -- Big lift -- Falcon and the snowman -- Gulag -- Heroes of Desert Storm -- Hunt for red October -- Stalin -- Strategic air command -- To kill a priest -- Social history, period pieces, and biography: Age of innocence -- Bounty -- Cal -- Charge of the light brigade -- Citizen Kane -- Doctor Zhivago -- Duellists -- Fire over England -- Gandhi -- Ike: the war years -- Khartoum -- Land and freedom -- Last emperor -- Lawrence of Arabia -- Lost command -- MacArthur -- Man for all seasons -- Night to remember -- Raid on Entebbe -- Rob Roy -- Shadowlands -- Spirit of St. Louis -- Tale of two cities -- Zulu.
Subject Historical films -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0385496788 (pbk.) : $17.95

 
    
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