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The history of the influence of Eastern European Jewish Emigre culture has had on Hollywood and the films created in its golden age.
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In the 1920s and 30s movie houses became temples of the new Hollywood religion. Jewish values made kitsch. Seventy-five percent of all Americans went to the movies at least once a week.
Jonathan Rosenbaum: This kind of movie going was religious because it had to do ...
The film gives a montage of clips from films made by Hollywood to bolster American war efforts in the wake of Pearl Harbor. Included is Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), which was not made until 1949, four years after the war had already ended.