Even still, I take up and read with some keenness, but sometimes surreptitiously, any new book glancing my field of specialization, however diverging in theoretical frame or methodological approach, simply for its inherent promise to offer a fresh glimpse of some sort, some intellectual adventure. Kelley's recent anthology Reelpolitik definitely caught my attention, perked my expectations, and left my curiosity whetted but deeply unsated; and I shall tell you why.
Zielinski, G. (2001). Reelpolitick: Political ideologies in '30s and '40s films [Review of Reelpolitick: political ideologies in '30s and '40s films]. Canadian Journal of Communication, 26(1), 177-178.
Reelpolitick: political ideologies in '30s and '40s films by Beverly Merrill Kelley with John J. Pitney, Jr. Craig R. Smith, and Hebert E. Gooch III. Westport, CT. and London: Praeger 1998, 194 pp. ISBN 0275960196 (pbk), ISSN 10625623