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Juarez (1939)

Directed by William Dieterle. Cast: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains, John Garfield, Donald Crisp, Joseph Calleia, Gale Sondergaard, Gilbert Roland, Henry O'Neill. A dramatizated account of the triumphant resistance of President Benito Juarez and his followers against the attempt by Louis Napoleon to install Maximillian von Hapsburg as Emperor of Mexico. 123 min. ; Credits and other information from Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Elsaesser, Thomas. "Film history as social history: The Dieterle/Warner Brothers bio-pic." Wide Angle Vol VIII nr 2 (1986); p 15-31
Maland, Charles. "Movies and American Culture in the Annus Mirabilis: A Closer Look: Stagecoach and Juarez." In: American cinema of the 1930s : themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007. Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.U6 A85735 2007)
Robe, Chris. "Taking Hollywood Back: The Historical Costume Drama, the Biopic, and Popular Front U.S. Film Criticism: The French Resistance: William Dieterle: Left Superstar." Cinema Journal 48, Number 2, Winter 2009 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
von Dassanowsky, Robert. "Maximilian and Juarez in 1939: Dieterle's Juarez as Mitteleuropa Metaphor." Central Europe, Nov2005, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p143-150, 8p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Woll, Allen L. "The Dilemma of Juarez." Film & History, Feb1975, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p15-18, 4p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

See also:
Huston, John. Juarez / edited with an introduction by Paul J. Vanderwood. Madison, Wis. : Published for the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research by the University of Wisconsin Press, 1983 (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.J76 .H8 1983)

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