A foot in the door: the Lacy–Zarubin agreement and Soviet-American film diplomacy during the Khrushchev era, 1953–1963

@article{Kozovoi2016AFI,
  title={A foot in the door: the Lacy–Zarubin agreement and Soviet-American film diplomacy during the Khrushchev era, 1953–1963},
  author={Andrei Kozovoi},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={21 - 39}
}
  • Andrei Kozovoi
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Political Science
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
Signed in Washington, DC on the 27 January 1958, the Soviet-American executive agreement on cultural, educational and scientific exchanges – known as the ‘Lacy–Zarubin agreement’ – brought cinema to the forefront of the cold war. It arranged for the organization of premieres, ‘cinema weeks’, visits by Soviet and American delegations, as well as film exchanges and co-productions. A by-product of the era of ‘peaceful coexistence’, the agreement offered the Soviet Union unprecedented opportunities… 
De-demonising Japan? Transitioning from war to peace through Japan’s cinematic post-war cultural diplomacy in UNESCO’s Orient project 1957–1959
Abstract In 1959, UNESCO published a film catalogue titled Orient. A Survey of Films Produced in Countries of Arab and Asian Culture to familiarise Western audiences with Eastern cultures. Out of the
Soviet Cinematic Internationalism and Socialist Film Making, 1955–1972
This chapter explores Soviet attempts after 1955 to influence, coordinate, and cooperate with socialist filmmakers in creating, distributing and promoting films perceived as potentially sympathetic
‘More Powerful Than The Day After’: The Cold War and the Making of Dead Man’s Letters (1986)
This article explores the production and reception of Dead Man’s Letters (1986), a Soviet response to the American television movie The Day After about the aftermath of a nuclear explosion. It offers
‘A Dear and Hoped-For Guest’: Eisenhower’s Cancelled Trip to the Soviet Union and the Final Year of His Presidency
ABSTRACT This analysis evaluates plans for President Dwight Eisenhower’s visit to the Soviet Union in June 1960, prior to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev revoking his invitation at the Paris summit a
Suitable for Western Audiences: UNESCO and the Self-fulfilling Prophecy of Cinematic Cultural Diplomacy
Huttunen, Miia Suitable for Western Audiences: UNESCO and the Self-fulfilling Prophecy of Cinematic Cultural Diplomacy Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä, 2020, 108 p. ISBN 978-951-39-8164-8 Through
United States Communist History Bibliography 2016, and a Selective Bibliography of Non-U.S. Communism and Communism-Related Theory
The principal subject of this annual bibliography is the English language scholarly literature of American Communism (supplemented by the occasional article from serious journals of opinion,

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 60 REFERENCES
The Unspooling of Artkino: Soviet Film Distribution in America, 1940–1975
One evening in 1925 the guests at Gloria Swanson’s Manhattan penthouse decided to watch a print of The Battleship Potemkin, the latest film of director Sergei Eisenstein. Lacking a screen, they hung
Efficacy and Evidence: Evaluating U.S. Goals at the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959
  • E. Mickiewicz
  • History, Political Science
    Journal of Cold War Studies
  • 2011
The American National Exhibition in Moscow (ANEM) in 1959 during the administration of Dwight Eisenhower was intended to show the adversary “a corner of America” and the abundance and technological
Dissonant Voices: Soviet Youth Mobilization and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Although studies of the Cuban missile crisis abound, the story “from below” of those fateful days of October 1962 remains largely to be written. This is particularly true for the Soviet side. Little
Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary
This acclaimed study from the authors of "One Hell of a Gamble" brings to life head-to-head confrontations between the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev and Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy. Drawing
Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds
Tony Shaw and Denise J. Youngblood, Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for hearts and minds (Lawrence: University Press Kansas, 2010), ISBN-10: 0700617434, ISBN-13: 978-0700617432
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall: "A Hell of a Lot Better than a War"
TLDR
This May End in a Big War and "Treaties Are like Maidens and Roses" Chapter 13: "The authors'll Never Have another Day like This".
Travel to Hollywood
  • Sovetskaya kultura, February
  • 1959
Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users
La sortie du film Quand passent les cigognes en France
...
...