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The Divo and the Duce

Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America

Giorgio Bertellini

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Theater, Ballett

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A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit  www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

In the post–World War I American climate of isolationism, nativism, democratic expansion of civic rights, and consumerism, Italian-born star Rodolfo Valentino and Italy’s dictator Benito Mussolini became surprising paragons of authoritarian male power and mass appeal. Drawing on extensive archival research in the United States and Italy, Giorgio Bertellini’s work shows how their popularity, both political and erotic, largely depended on the efforts of public opinion managers, including publicists, journalists, and even ambassadors. Beyond the democratic celebrations of the Jazz Age, the promotion of their charismatic masculinity through spectacle and press coverage inaugurated the now-familiar convergence of popular celebrity and political authority.

This is the first volume in the new  Cinema Cultures in Contact series, coedited by Giorgio Bertellini, Richard Abel, and Matthew Solomon.

This book is freely available in an open access edition thanks to TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem)—a collaboration of the Association of American Universities, the Association of University Presses, and the Association of Research Libraries. Learn more at the TOME website, available at:  openmonographs.org.
 

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united states, jazz age, charismatic masculinity, dictator, isolationism, benito mussolini, consumerism, america, nativism, journalists, post world war 1, ambassadors, male power, political popularity, publicists, rodolfo valentino, authoritarian, democratic expansion of civil rights, democratic celebrations, american climate, public opinion, italy, italian born star