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Conference: 'Movies for Hard Times: Hollywood and the Great Depression'

Publication date: Feb 18, 2013 2:44:08 PM

Start: Apr 22, 2013 9:30:00 AM
End: Apr 22, 2013 5:00:00 PM

Location: British Library, Conference Centre


UCL-Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) and the Eccles Centre for American Studies would like to invite all those interested to this one-day conference, with the participation of nine eminent scholars, including Prof Iwan Morgan (UCL-IA), who will analyze de Depression Era context of some classic movies, stars and studios.

Among the subjects considered are Cary Grant, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Mickey Mouse, Chaplin's Modern Times and John Ford's Young Mr Lincoln. Please consult the conference program for further details and follow this link for abstracts and information on confirmed speakers.

Registration details here.