Left of Hollywood: Cinema, Modernism, and the Emergence of U.S. Radical Film Culture

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Index
Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 224–225
abstract films, 20, 53, 56–57, 63, 247n56
Adams, Lauren, 207
Adler, Nathan, 48
Adorno, Theodor, 76, 232, 233
aesthetics, 10, 55, 85, 177; linked to content, 16; linked to politics, 27, 51, 65, 234; radical, 32–33, 48, 128; socio-aesthetic, 4, 6, 16, 21, 24, 26–27, 32–33, 42–47, 51, 53, 79, 92, 152, 190, 194, 233, 247n47
Aherne, Brian, 220
Albertson, Frank, 174
Alexander Nevsky (Eisenstein), 49, 93
Alexander, William, 17, 23
Alexandrov, Grigori, 62, 81, 94
alienation, 39, 64
Alston, Spinkle, 168
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 15, 118, 149
American Madness (Capra), 160–163
American Mercury, 118
American Negro Labor Congress, 136
American Tragedy, An: novel by Dreiser, 58, 82; screenplay by Eisenstein, 61, 82–84, 93, 130
Amkino, 126
antifascism, 14, 153, 179, 231–232
Applause (Mamoulian), 61, 62
Arsenal (Dovzhenko), 69
Atlanta Daily World, 145, 177
audience organizations, 17–18, 34, 47, 71, 177–180, 190, 192, 233; Associated Film Audience, 17, 155, 161, 178–180, 219; Cinema League of Colored Peoples, 178–179; Films for Democracy, 159, 179; New Film Alliance, 17
Bacon, Lloyd, 218; Marked Woman, 225
Bakshy, Alexander, 67
Balazs, Bela, 56
Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein), 55–56, 84, 93, 94, 97
Bazin, Andre, 198, 200–201, 202
Bezhin Meadow (Eisenstein), 93
Benjamin, Walter, 3, 5, 7, 35, 66, 77, 165, 233, 235; aura, 74, 247n56; unconscious optics, 55, 246–247n47
Bennett, Harry, 165
Benoit-Levy, Jean, 193
Benshoff, Harry M., 93, 94, 110, 113, 115
Berg, Gretchen, 158
Bernstein, Matthew, 11
Berry, Sarah, 123, 216
Best-Maugard, Adolfo, 84–97
Bill of Civil Rights for the Negro People, 152
biopic, 10, 12, 30, 33, 191, 193–194, 203, 217–220, 225, 227
Birth of A Nation, The, 134, 135, 136, 155, 157
Bitter Tea of General Yen, The (Wanger), 11

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