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By Michal Renov,Vincent Brook

The oversized effect of Jews in American leisure from the early days of Hollywood to the current has proved an ceaselessly interesting and debatable subject, for Jews and non-Jews alike. From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood takes an exhilarating and cutting edge method of this wealthy and complicated fabric. Exploring the topic from a scholarly viewpoint in addition to up shut and private, the ebook combines old and theoretical research through major lecturers within the box with within info from favourite leisure pros. Essays variety from Vincent Brook's survey of the stubbornly continual canard of Jewish "control" to Lawrence Baron and Joel Rosenberg's panel displays at the fresh brouhaha over Ben Urwand's e-book alleging collaboration among Hollywood and Hitler. Case experiences by way of Howard Rodman and Joshua Louis Moss study a key Coen brothers movie, a major guy (Rodman), and Jill Soloway's groundbreaking tv sequence, obvious (Moss). Jeffrey Shandler and Shaina Hamermann educate their respective lenses on renowned satirical comedians of yesteryear (Allan Sherman) and people at the moment the entire rage (Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, and Sarah Silverman). David Isaacs relates his years of anguish and hilarity within the tv comedy writers' room, and interviews comprise in-depth discussions through Ross Melnick with Laemmle Theatres proprietor Greg Laemmle (relative of common Studios founder Carl Laemmle) and through Michael Renov with Mad males writer Matthew Weiner. In all, From Shtetl to Stardom bargains a uniquely multifaceted, multimediated, and up to date account of the extraordinary function Jews have performed over the centuries and ongoing in American renowned culture.

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