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By Merrill Schleier

ISBN-10: 0816642818

ISBN-13: 9780816642816

From the silent period till the arrival of the Cinemascope-the skyscraper as superstar. no matter if tall workplace structures, high-rise residences, or lofty motels, skyscrapers were stars in American cinema because the silent period. Cinema's tall constructions were variously represented as unbridled aspiration, dens of iniquity and eroticism, beacons of democracy, and well-oiled company machines. contemplating their fascinating range, Merrill Schleier establishes and explains the impression of tangible skyscrapers on America's ideologies approximately paintings, rest, romance, sexual identification, and politics as noticeable in Hollywood movies.

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