Sunshine in the Dark: Florida in the Movies

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Florida has been the location and subject of hundreds of feature films, from Cocoanuts (1929) to Monster (2004) . Portraying the state and its people from the silent era to the present, these films have explored the multitude of Florida images and cliches that have captured the public s imagination a nature lover s paradise, a wildlife refuge, a tourist destination, home to the cracker, and a haven for the retired, the rich, the immigrant, and the criminal. Sunshine in the Dark is the first complete study of how the ...

Sunshine in the Dark: Florida in the Movies 2006, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813029900

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