David Bromwich: Cold War movies, 26 January 2012
Show More An Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War by J. Hoberman.
New Press, 383 pp., £21.99, March 2011, 978 1 59558 005 4Show More
“... on Eastern Europe, before Russia exploded its own atom bomb, before the Hiss, Bentley, Fuchs and Rosenberg cases sowed a suspicion that there were agents everywhere. Hoberman often writes history by compiling lists, but the lists themselves are interesting. For example: Jean Renoir, Orson Welles, James Wong Howe, Dudley Nichols, Clifford Odets, Robert ...”