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Italian and Irish filmmakers in America

Ford, Capra, Coppola, and Scorsese

by Lee Lourdeaux

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ford, John, 1894-1973,
    • Capra, Frank, 1897-,
    • Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939-,
    • Scorsese, Martin,
    • Catholics in motion pictures,
    • Italian Americans in motion pictures,
    • Irish Americans in motion pictures,
    • Ethnicity -- United States,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLee Lourdeaux.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C35 L68 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2199580M
      ISBN 100877226970
      LC Control Number89020396

      A priest facilitates the move, finds her a job at an Italian-run department store and lodging in an Irish women's boarding house, and sets her up to take night classes in bookkeeping.   Listed as one of the AFI’s top movies the Irish American star James Cagney fittingly plays the role of Cohan, a first generation Irish American and a self-made man. “In America”.

        The relevant scholarly literature seems to have started with Noel Ignatiev’s book “How the Irish Became White,” and taken off from there. But . The Irish Mob TV-MA 1 Season True Crime Documentaries This documentary crime series charts the rise of the Irish Mob in America, from urban immigrant poverty to .

      A Martin Scorsese movie inspired by a nonfiction book of the same name, Gangs Of New York offers an America where citizens who aren’t Dutch, English, or native born are considered less than. The film—which has excellent performances from Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis, as well as an ill-advised romantic subplot—tells the story of the ethnocentric gangs . Slimy Humbert Humbert, after all, begins losing some of his European airs after settling in America. The Assistant () by Bernard Malamud: A young Italian-American man takes a job at a Jewish-American grocery store, with the similarities and differences in their cultural and immigrant experiences explored along the way.


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Italian and Irish filmmakers in America by Lee Lourdeaux Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this unique film history, Lee Lourdeaux traces the impact of Irish and Italian cultures on four major American directors and their work.

Defining the core values and tensions within each culture, and especially focusing on the influence of American Catholicism, he presents John Ford, Frank Capra, Francis Coppola, and Martin Scorsese as ethnic Americans and film Cited by: 6.

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All 21 of the Irish films that features on this list have been certified fresh via the review aggregation website’s fabled Tomatometer, but only five had earned a % rating. Read on. Italian navigators and explorers played a key role in the exploration and settlement of the Americas by Europeans.

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Discover the history of your hometown with our best-selling picture series, crafted by local authors. Explore hundreds of vintage pictures of our nation's history. The movie nods at some interesting details of the social fabric of ’50s America, but for the most part it stays focused in Eilis’s transformation from an Irish girl in America to an Irish.

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