The US-Mexico Border in American Cold War Film

Romance, Revolution, and Regulation

  • Authors
  • Stephanie¬†Fuller

Part of the Screening Spaces book series (SCSP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Stephanie Fuller
      Pages 1-17
  3. Romance

  4. Revolution

  5. Regulation

  6. Conclusion

    1. Stephanie Fuller
      Pages 147-152
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 153-232

About this book


Through an analysis of Cold War Era films including Border Incident , Where Danger Lives , and Touch of Evil , Stephanie Fuller illustrates how cinema across genres developed an understanding of what the U.S.-Mexico border meant within the American cultural imaginary and the ways in which it worked to produce the border.


US-Mexico border Hollywood cinema cold war Mexico cinematic space cinema film gender Hollywood individual

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