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Propaganda and the German Cinema, 1933-1945

Propaganda and the German Cinema, 1933-1945
David Welch

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This is the most comprehensive analysis to date of Nazi film propaganda in its political, social, and economic contexts, from the pre-war cinema as it fell under the control of the Propaganda Minister, Joseph Goebbels, through to the end of the Second World War. David Welch studies more than one hundred films of all types, identifying those aspects of Nazi ideology that were concealed in the framework of popular entertainment.

Table of Contents

  • The history and organization of the Nazi cinema;
  • Goebbels the propagandist;
  • comradeship, heroism and the party;
  • blood and soil (blut und boden);
  • the principle of leadership (fuhrerprinzip);
  • war and the military image;
  • the image of the enemy;
  • conclusion;
  • appendix.

Author Info

David Welch is Head of the School of History, University of Kent at Canterbury.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Series: Cinema and Society

ISBN: 9781860645204
Publication Date: 23 Mar 2001
Number of Pages: 288
Height: 216
Width: 135
Illustrations: b&w illustrations

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