A new restoration of the 1940 dramatic thriller ‘The Mortal Storm’ reminds us of a rare era of studio political engagement, and the American isolationism and proto-communism that made it unpopular
‘An American in Paris’ on Broadway awash with post-War realism
Screening this week on TCM, Elia Kazan’s film is a remarkable document of a vanished era of American Jewish life
A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
In their new yuk-fest The Three Stooges, the Farrelly Brothers deracinate a Jewish classic. But the brutish schtick got old a long time ago.
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