About the Author
John E. O'Connor is a professor of history at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. His pioneering work in the study of film has been recognized by the American Historical Association, which created an annual John E. O'Connor Award to honor each year's best historical film or television program.
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At first, the motion picture industry avoided the conflict but then discovered that both ground warriors and aviators fascinated the public in an era when motion picture attendance was on the rise. In this study of feature films and documentaries, Hollywood's World War I traces America's changing views over five decades, as filmmakers have focused on a crisis that still reverberates in our civic and spiritual lives. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.