Home in Hollywood

Home in Hollywood

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Who can forget Dorothy's quest for the great and powerful Oz as she tried to return to her beloved Kansas? She thought she needed a wizard's magic, only to discover that home?and the power to get there?had been with her all along. This engaging and provocative book proposes that Hollywood has created an imaginary cinematic geography filled with people and places we recognize and to which we are irresistibly drawn. Each viewing of a film stirs, in a very real and charismatic way, feelings of home, and the comfort of returning to films like familiar haunts is at the core of our nostalgic de.Santa Claus, a€ to join him onstage, Shreck tosses presents into the crowd, then goes to the microphone to give his ... the roof of Bruce Waynea#39;s mansion specifically for this purpose, and it is sent, as a refraction, into the dark interior of his home.


Title:Home in Hollywood
Author: Elisabeth Bronfen
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2001-10-08
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