Postwar Hollywood 1946-1962 (Paperback)

Author: Casper, Drew

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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


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405150750
SKU 204229858
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405150750
Release Date 8/13/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0459
Publisher Blackwell Publishers
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