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Global Cinderella: Sabrina (1954), Hollywood, and Postwar Internationalism


Discourses on U.S. postwar foreign policy have found their way into Hollywood fare, particularly Billy Wilder's Cinderella films, such as Sabrina (1954). These films cast the period's gendered, dominant foreign policy discourses in the terms of the Hollywood Cinderella romance: orphan Europe can be seduced by American assistance.