Hollywood—The American Myth Machine
Lecture no. 20 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The Smithsonian has been farsighted in acquiring artifacts from America’s modern myth machine: Hollywood. View some prime specimens—from the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz to the costumes for the robotic sidekicks in Star Wars.