Catholics in the movies / edited by Colleen McDannell.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Contains critical assessments of thirteen movies released between 1915 and 2004, focusing on the role of Catholicism in each of the films.
    • Content Notes:
      Why the movies? why religion? / Colleen McDannell -- The silent social problem film : Regeneration (1915) / Judith Weisenfeld -- Boys to men : Angels with dirty faces (1938) / Thomas J. Ferraro -- Jews and Catholics converge : the song of Bernadette (1943) / Paula M. Kane -- America's favorite priest : Going my way (1944) / Anthony Burke Smith -- God and guns : Seven cities of gold (1955) / Theresa Saunders -- Life on the frontier : Lilies of the field (1963) / Jeffrey Marlett -- Praying for stones like this : The Godfather trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990) / Carlo Rotella -- Catholic horror : The exorcist (1973) / Colleen McDannell -- Cops, priests, and the decline of Irish America : True confessions (1981) / Timothy J. Meagher -- Worldly Madonna : entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story (1996) / Tracy Fessenden -- Border saints : Santitos (1999) / Darryl V. Caterine -- Catholicism wow! : Dogma (1999) / Amy Frykholm -- Votive offering : The Passion of the Christ (2004) / Colleen McDannell.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
    • ISBN:
      9780195306569 (trade : alk. paper)
      0195306562 (trade : alk. paper)
      9780195306576 (pbk. : alk. paper)
      0195306570 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2007013466
    • Accession Number:
      ocn122526358
      122526358
    • Accession Number:
      fol.96022