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The Resource Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II, Colin Gunckel

Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II, Colin Gunckel

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Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II
Title
Mexico on Main Street
Title remainder
transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II
Statement of responsibility
Colin Gunckel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early decades of the twentieth-century, Main Street was the heart of Los Angeles's Mexican immigrant community. It was also the hub for an extensive, largely forgotten film culture that thrived in L.A. during the early days of Hollywood. Drawing from rare archives, including the city's Spanish-language newspapers, Colin Gunckel vividly demonstrates how this immigrant community pioneered a practice of transnational media convergence, consuming films from Hollywood and Mexico, while also producing fan publications, fiction, criticism, music, and live theatrical events. Mexico on Main Str
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gunckel, Colin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican Americans in motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Mexican Americans in motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • California
  • United States
Label
Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II, Colin Gunckel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Constructing Mexican Los Angeles: competing images of an immigrant population -- "Spectacles of high morality and culture": theatrical culture and aspirations -- Of Mexican community in the 1920s -- The audible and the invisible: the transition to sound and "de-Mexicanization" of Hollywood -- "Fashionable charros and chinas poblanas": Mexican cinema and the dilemma of the comedia ranchera -- "Now we have Mexican cinema?": navigating transnational mexicanidad in a moment of crisis -- Conclusion: Hola México/hello Mexico
Control code
ocn908336588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813570778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14s7q8q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908336588
Label
Mexico on Main Street : transnational film culture in Los Angeles before World War II, Colin Gunckel
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Constructing Mexican Los Angeles: competing images of an immigrant population -- "Spectacles of high morality and culture": theatrical culture and aspirations -- Of Mexican community in the 1920s -- The audible and the invisible: the transition to sound and "de-Mexicanization" of Hollywood -- "Fashionable charros and chinas poblanas": Mexican cinema and the dilemma of the comedia ranchera -- "Now we have Mexican cinema?": navigating transnational mexicanidad in a moment of crisis -- Conclusion: Hola México/hello Mexico
Control code
ocn908336588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813570778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14s7q8q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908336588

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