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Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962 / Drew Casper.

By: Casper, Drew.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell. 2007Description: xxv, 459 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 978-1-4051-5074-3; 978-1-4051-5075-0.Subject(s): Motion pictures -- United States -- History | Motion picture industry -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962.DDC classification: 791.430973/09045 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
PART I: Cultural overview: the years of change in America, 1946-62. Major historical events -- Economic situation -- Societal issues -- Other popular leisure activities -- -- PART II: Business. Production and distribution -- Exhibition -- -- PART III: Technology. Color -- Screen shapes and accompanying sound systems -- Three-dimension, special effects, and film production refinements -- -- PART IV: Censorship. Test cases -- -- PART V: Genre. Adventure -- Biography -- Historical spectacle -- Comedy -- Horror, science fiction, and fantasy -- Melodrama -- Musical -- Social problem film and courtroom drama -- Suspense thriller -- War -- Western -- -- PART VI: Style. Noir -- Documentary realism and psychological-sociological realism -- Other stylistic devices -- Coda.
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Non-fiction PN1993.5.U6C34 2007 (Browse shelf) C.1 Available 2223

Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-406) and index.

PART I: Cultural overview: the years of change in America, 1946-62. Major historical events -- Economic situation -- Societal issues -- Other popular leisure activities -- -- PART II: Business. Production and distribution -- Exhibition -- -- PART III: Technology. Color -- Screen shapes and accompanying sound systems -- Three-dimension, special effects, and film production refinements -- -- PART IV: Censorship. Test cases -- -- PART V: Genre. Adventure -- Biography -- Historical spectacle -- Comedy -- Horror, science fiction, and fantasy -- Melodrama -- Musical -- Social problem film and courtroom drama -- Suspense thriller -- War -- Western -- -- PART VI: Style. Noir -- Documentary realism and psychological-sociological realism -- Other stylistic devices -- Coda.

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