War Machine: World War II Propaganda in Films from Hollywood and Britain Film has enjoyed relative popularity as a tool of propagandists thanks to its format which lends itself to being viewed by large audiences, as well as its overall popularity with the general public. The power of film as a means to deliver a message to an audience, as well as the medium’s ability to impact the ways in which that message are received indicate it is a powerful tool for shaping the ideas, thoughts and feelings of an entire population. The use of film as a tool of propaganda can be seen in various examples throughout history, from Riefenstahl’s works in the 1930s to the U.S. government funded prohibitionist films demonizing alcohol and drugs, and indeed,...The end:
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