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Heroes, Lovers, and Others The Story of Latinos in Hollywood

ISBN: 9780195335132 | 0195335139
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford
Pub. Date: 2/1/2008

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Heroes, Lovers, and Others tells the fascinating history of Latino actorsin American film from the silent era to today. Rodriguez examines such Latinolegends as Desi Arnaz, Dolores del Rio, Rita Hayworth, Raquel Welch, AnthonyQuinn, Selma Hayek, and Antonio Banderas More than just a collection ofcelebrity stories, the book explores the attitudes, cultural conditions, andassumptions that influenced the portrayal of Latinos in film as well as theirreception by the public. Heroes, Lovers, and Others is a comprehensive volumepacked with carefully researched information and analysis for both students andcinema enthusiasts alike.

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