Postwar Hollywood 1946-1962 (Paperback)
|Author: Drew Casper|
|"Postwar Hollywood" is a comprehensive history of the American film industry, from 1946-1962. |
A comprehensive introductory textbook exploring the unique period in the history of the film industry after World War II
Examines the cultural history, business practices, new technologies, censorship standards, emerging genres, and styles of post-war cinema
Chronicles the restructuring of Hollywood cinema against the backdrop of the major political, economic, and social changes taking place after World War II
Features in-depth discussions of important films from "Picnic, The Heiress, "and "From Here to Eternity," to "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" and "Love Me or Leave Me"
Illustrates the culture/filmmaking interface, and demonstrates the triumphs and failures of Hollywood's new methods of business