The Collaboration

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Harvard University Press, Sep 10, 2013 - History - 336 pages
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To continue doing business in Germany, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films attacking Nazis or condemning persecution of Jews. Ben Urwand reveals this collaboration and the cast of characters it drew in, ranging from Goebbels to Louis B. Mayer. At the center was Hitler himself--obsessed with movies and their power to shape public opinion.

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

It's a somewhat tedious read, but this is the horrifying story of the lengths to which the American film industry was willing to go to appease the Nazi government in order to preserve access to the ... Read full review

The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler

User Review  - Roy Liebman - Book Verdict

Prior to World War II, Hollywood moguls were very concerned about their profits from Europe, particularly from Germany. To preserve their overseas markets, they collaborated closely with German ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Ben Urwand is a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows at Harvard University.

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