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Author Gunckel, Colin, 1975- author.

Title Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II / Colin Gunckel.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43652 GUN    Available
Description xi, 253 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index.
Contents Constructing Mexican Los Angeles: competing images of an immigrant population -- Spectacles of high morality and culture: theatrical culture and constructions of the Mexican community in the 1920s -- The audible and the invisible: the transition to sound and de-Mexicanization of Hollywood -- Fashionable charros and chinas poblanas: Mexican cinema and the dilemma of the comedia ranchera -- Now we have Mexican cinema?: navigating transnational mexicanidad in a moment of crisis -- Conclusion.
Subject Mexican Americans in motion pictures.
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780813570761 (hardcover : alk. paper)
081357076X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813570754 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813570751 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813570778 (e-book)

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