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Heroic Hollywood: American Exceptionalism and the Hollywood Hero
Big Hollywood ^ | 4/28/09 | Russ Dvonch

Posted on 05/01/2009 5:47:37 PM PDT by Harpo Speaks

For nearly a century now, Hollywood has inspired generations of Americans with the central truth behind the American Dream: in this country, people are free to choose their own destiny. It’s the moral message found in every film that features the classic Hollywood Hero. Here’s a look at how our movie heroes were shaped by American values, a personal look at how the Hollywood Hero can inspire our lives, and the belief that, despite the rise of explicitly anti-American movies, the Hollywood Hero will continue to ride to the rescue.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; History; Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2001; johwayne; kubrick

1 posted on 05/01/2009 5:47:37 PM PDT by Harpo Speaks
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