The Hispanic Image on the Silver Screen: An Interpretive Filmography from Silents into Sound, 1898-1935


This is the first collection of more than 1,800 films dealing with Hispanic topics, themes, and characters arranged chronologically from 1898 to 1935, with indepth annotations, cross-references and four separate indexes. A study of Hollywood's treatment of Hispanics worldwide. (those living in South, Central, and North America, the Philippines and Spain.) Richard has organized the work for those interested in assessing the effects that motion pictures have had on the viewing public in establishing and perpetuating accepted stereotypes. The role of censorship, the Production Code Administration, the Motion Picture Society for the Americas, the Latin American market, and Hollywood's version of Hispanic history are fully covered. Each entry includes a brief scenario which details the film's Hispanic connection.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992